Russian Smart City Ekaterinburg first time finalist to host Expo 2025

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The Russian Smart City Ekaterinburg has fetched the spectacular opportunity to host the World Expo 2025 by entering the finale round of bidding.

During a meeting of Bereau of International Expositions (BIE), bids were presented by the three finalists on Wednesday in Paris. Basically the plan incorporated the construction of a “Smart City” covering an area of 555 hectares adjacent to Ekaterinburg.

According to the governor of Sverdlovsk region Evgeny Kuyvashev, “Monorail build over the Iset River would join the Expo Park with the rest of the city which will help new district to get approachable via boat. The electric buses are meant for new district, also at the centre of Expo Park would prevail a glass dome of two kilometers in diameter, which gives room to flora from across he world.

Kuyvashev further added,“Approximately 37 million people are expected to attend the Expo if Russian bid wins.”  

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Georgy Kalamanov said, “Russia, despite all the required infrastructure, resources and experience to host big international events, has never hosted the Expo before, which would be privilege.”

While Russia has never hosted the Expo before, it has all the required infrastructure, resources, and experience to host big international events, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Georgy Kalamanov told RT.

Cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev, who spoke to people by a video link from the International Space Station, was among the presenter of Russia’s bid.

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