Mehriban Aliyeva attends event in honor of Baku's bid to host World Expo in 2025 (PHOTO)
A reception is held in Paris in honor of the nomination of Baku as a candidate city for the exhibition 'Ехpо 2025'.
A reception was organized in the pavilion Royale in honor of the nomination of Baku as a candidate city for the World Exhibition of the International Bureau of Exhibitions, which is to be held in 2025.
First Vice-President of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva attended the event.
The host of the event, who called Azerbaijan "the pearl of the Caucasus," said that our country has an ancient history and rich culture.
After Mehriban Aliyeva's address, a video was shown about Azerbaijan.
At a reception works of Azerbaijani and foreign composers, as well as folk songs were performed.
Azerbaijan put forward a proposal on the organization of the Baku exhibition 'Expо 2025' from May 10 to November 10. The theme of the exhibition is as follows: 'Will develop human capital, build a better future'.
Along with Baku, Yekaterinburg (Russia), Osaka (Japan) and Paris (France) nominated their candidatures for the World Exhibition "Expо 2025".
Famous social and political figures of Azerbaijan and France, representatives of the diplomatic corps and other influential persons attended the reception.
Videos about Azerbaijan, shown on special monitors, publications about our country were met with great interest.
In conclusion, the participants of the event were presented with souvenirs related to Azerbaijan, catalogs dedicated to the candidacy of our capital for the holding of "Expо 2025", and other memorable gifts.