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Slovakia to present itself as water source at Expo 2008

Economy Minister Ľubomír Jahnátek told journalists on April 22 that Slovakia would present itself as the “Spring of Europe” at the Expo 2008 in Saragossa, Spain.

Economy Minister Ľubomír Jahnátek told journalists on April 22 that Slovakia would present itself as the “Spring of Europe” at the Expo 2008 in Saragossa, Spain.

"Slovakia wants to present itself as a country that protects its renewable sources, specifically it mineral and thermal springs and the whole water community," Jahnátek told the SITA newswire.

Jahnátek hopes that participation in the expo will bring further investments to the country, which should flow especially into tourism.

Slovakia will spend Sk48 million for its Expo 2008 presentation. Jahnátek said that his ministry and the ministries of agriculture, environment and regional development had contributed Sk28 million, while the rest was to come from the cabinet's reserve.

The ministry plans to introduce waterworks projects at Slovak rivers and Slovak mineral water springs at the exhibition, the topic of which is "water and sustainable development." SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports

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