The composition of the Organising Committee to support the nomination of Yekaterinburg as a candidate city to host World EXPO 2025 has been approved. The committee will consist of 29 members and will be chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich.
The document was submitted by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The Organising Committee to support the nomination of Yekaterinburg as a candidate city to host World EXPO 2025, hereinafter referred to as the Organising Committee, was established in keeping with Government Directive No. 1910-r of 4 September 2017 .
The Organising Committee will coordinate the efforts of federal executive bodies as well as the Government of the Sverdlovsk Region and organisations towards attaining a positive outcome of the vote for the right to hold World EXPO 2025 in Russia.
The above directive approves the composition of the Organising Committee. The Organising Committee will have 29 members representing federal and regional executive bodies and organisations.
Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich will chair the Organising Committee.
A decision on the 2025 exhibition host city will be taken at a meeting of the General Assembly of the International Bureau of Exhibitions in November 2018 in Paris. Applications have also been submitted by France (Paris), Japan (Osaka) and Azerbaijan (Baku).