The Romanian Foreign Ministry reports in a press release that the South Korean official on Monday met Romania’s general commissioner for world expositions Ferdinand Nagy, who introduced the latest developments in Romania’s preparations for participation in the Shanghai 2010 World Expo, extending thanks to the South Korean Government for its interest in Romania attending the 2012 World Expo.
Lee Joon-hee underscored the opportunities extended by the 2012 World Expo to the development of world trade and cooperation. The 2012 World Expo in Yeosu, to be unfolded under the ‘The Living Ocean and Coast’ logo, will receive assistance from the UN in a wish to face head-on global challenges, nature preservation and draw up principles for a ‘green future.’
In Romania as part of a European tour, Lee Joon-hee said Romania has the necessary potential an expertise, particularly in the fields of tourism and wine growing, for a successful participation in the 2012 World Expo.
Nagy and the visiting Korean official exchanged opinions on the application and participation procedures as mentioned by the specific legislation. Romania will provide an answer from its Government to the invitation to attend the 2012 World Expo, by late March 2010.
The 2010 World Expo will be organised in Shanghai under the theme ‘Better City, Better Life.’ Romania’s pavilion is centred around the concept of a green city, being designed in the shape of a green apple and bearing the Greenopolis logo, a declaration about the importance of solutions underpinning a healthy life style, sustained development and knowledge.