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Expo 2015 in Italy

Expo 2015 in ItalyExpo 2015 in Italy

IIran has been picked as a key member of the steering committee for Expo 2015 after it gained a majority of votes, Seyed Mohammad Jozi, the consulate general of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Milan told IRIB on Friday.  Hassan Esfahbodi, deputy minister of industry, mine and trade represented Iran in the voting process, Jozi said.  

France, Switzerland, and the UAE also were picked as other members of the committee following Iran. Italy, as the host country, as well as Angola were chosen as the honorary members of the committee, according to Jozi.

Expo 2015 is scheduled to be held in Milan between May 1 and October 31, 2015. The event will be held under the theme of ‘feeding the planet, energy for life’.  The steering committee is the highest decision making body that supervises the event and all the related affairs, Jozi said.

The international event is held every few years, with countries outbidding each other for the right to host the event.