Slovakia's pavilion at the EXPO international fair in Shanghai was visited by 7.3 million people between May and October 2010 a number which represents 10 percent of the total attendance at the fair, according to a report on Slovakia's Presentation at the 2010 EXPO in Shanghai that was approved by the government on March 2, the TASR newswire reported.
"Slovakia's presence at the 2010 EXPO in Shanghai was a special opportunity to present ourselves to countries that are developing their activities in the sphere of life in growing cities and in protecting the environment, and via their initiatives are contributing towards responsibility for the overall development of the planet," TASR wrote, quoting the Economy Ministry which prepared the report.
According to the report, 60 special events were organised by the Slovak representation, along with seminars aimed at investments, energy and mining.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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3. Mar 2011 at 10:00