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26 December, 2017 18:57

Library of First President presents memorable banknotes EXPO-2017

The next issue of the project "History of the country in the exhibits and archival documents of the Elbasy Library" is dedicated to a landmark event in the outgoing year - the holding of the international specialized exhibition EXPO-2017, the Library of the First President reported.

Library of First President presents memorable banknotes EXPO-2017 | Strategy2050.kz

The museum collections of the Elbasy Library were replenished with unique exhibits connected not only with EXPO-2017 in Astana, but also with the history of the International exhibitions in general.

Thus, the Chinese companies "Wanbo" and "Zhangdao Wenhua" in June this year. with the permission of NC "Astana EXPO-2017" issued memorable banknotes dedicated to the International specialized exhibition "EXPO-2017" and the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and China.

The presentation of banknotes was held at a special press-conference in the Pudong district of Shanghai. It was attended by representatives of the Consulate General of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Shanghai, the Promotion and Tourism Department of Astana EXPO-2017, the Committee for the Promotion of International Trade of China, the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Shanghai, the party leadership of the exhibition area of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, about 50 large Chinese enterprises, as well as collectors-bonists and representatives of the media.

"The issuance of memorable banknotes to EXPO-2017 was the first in the history of international exhibitions, which strated to be held from 1851. Banknotes (without denominations) are issued in the amount of 5 thousand sets, each of which has two banknotes showing Kazakhstan (on a blue background Baiterek and the National Pavilion of Kazakhstan at EXPO-2017 are depicted) and China (on the yellow background the Great Wall and the Temple of Heaven are depicted )", the Library noted.

We note, the International Bureau of Exhibitions is an interministerial organization established to manage the preparation and holding of international exhibitions under the jurisdiction of the Convention for International Exhibitions. This organization began work on November 22, 1928 in Paris. On February 4, 2016, the Bureau counted 169 countries signatories to the Convention.

The BIE regulates two types of exhibitions: Registered Exhibitions (also called Universal) and Recognized Exhibitions (international or specialized).

In November 2012 in Paris, representatives of more than 100 Member States of the Bureau International des Expositions have given our country the high honor of entrusting this exhibition in the capital of Kazakhstan - Astana.

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