Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum receives Flag for next Expo 2020 Dubai

MILAN, 1st November, 2015 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of the Emirates Group and also Chairman of the Supreme National Committee for Expo 2020 Dubai, received on Saturday the baton for Expo 2020 Dubai from Expo Milano 2015, which came to a close yesterday.

Expo Milano 2015 ending

EPA Daniel Dal Zennaro Italy/MILAN 1/11/2015 14:23 epa05005941 A man walk on a empty Decumano, the one and a half kilometer main way of the Milan Expo in Milan, Italy, 01 November 2015. The event, which opened on 01 May 2015 under the banner ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’, has attracted a record 21 million visitors.

HH Sheikh Ahmed at Expo Milan 2015 closing ceremony

Sheikh Ahmed was joined at the ceremony by His Excellency Sergio Mattarella, President of the Italian Republic, His Excellency Vicente Loscertales, the Secretary General of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), and Her Excellency Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State.

Expo Milano2015 draws to a close

Milan, Nov. 1 (BNA): Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Saturday thanked the countries that took part Expo Milano 2015 “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” for turning the event into a success story. Addressing the closing ceremony of the historic event, President Mattarella appreciated the….

Parliamentary Secretary José Herrera visits Expo Milano 2015

The Parliamentary Secretary for Competitiveness and Economic Growth José Herrera visited the Expo Milano 2015. The Expo Milano 2015 is the Universal Exhibition that Milan in Italy, is hosting from May 1 to October 31, 2015 Over this six-month period, Milan became a global showcase where more than….

Italy holds closing ceremony for Expo Milano 2015

The 184-day Expo Milano 2015 successfully came to an end in the Italian northern city on Saturday, attracting more than 21 million visitors, of which around one third foreigners. Italian President Sergio Mattarella and other officials including Vicente Loscertales, Secretary-General of the Bureau of….

Italy holds closing ceremony for Expo Milano 2015

MILAN, Italy, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — The 184-day Expo Milano 2015 successfully came to an end in the Italian northern city on Saturday, attracting more than 21 million visitors, of which around one third foreigners. Italian President Sergio Mattarella and other officials including Vicente Loscertales,….

Milan Passes Expo Baton to Kazakhstan

ROME – The Milan Expo figuratively passed the baton at Saturday’s closing ceremony to representatives from Kazakhstan, whose capital will host an international exhibition in 2017 focused on the theme “Future Energy.” Expo 2017 director Akhmetzhan Yessimov and that event’s commissioner, Kazakh First….

China Pavilion awarded at Expo Milano 2015

by Marzia De Giuli, Song Jian. MILAN, Italy, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — The China Pavilion of the Expo Milano 2015, which came to an end here on Saturday, was awarded two prizes by the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE) and by Italian media group Class Editori.

Milan Expo defies naysayers, proves unexpected success

Rome: Milan Expo closes its doors on Saturday after a highly successful run that defied those who predicted it would flop and debunking the stereotype view that Italians cannot queue. More than 20 million people have visited the world fair since it opened on May 1, when builders were still….

Closing ceremony of the Milan Expo 2015

EPA FRANCESCO AMMENDOLA /ITALIAN PRESIDENCY PRESS OFFICE / HANDOUT Italy/MILAN 31/10/2015 23:52 epa05005490 A handout picture released by the Italian Presidency Press Office shows Italian President Sergio Mattarella speaks during the closing ceremony of the Milan Expo 2015 in the Open Air Theatre, in Milan, Italy, 31 October 2015.

China Pavilion awarded at Expo Milano 2015

by Marzia De Giuli, Song Jian. MILAN, Italy, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — The China Pavilion of the Expo Milano 2015, which came to an end here on Saturday, was awarded two prizes by the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE) and by Italian media group Class Editori.

Spotlight: Expo Milano 2015 ends with a harvest

by Marzia De Giuli, Song Jian. MILAN, Italy, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — The nutrition-themed Expo Milano 2015 officially came to an end here on Saturday with a harvest that local and international authorities called very rich in terms of participant countries, visitors liking and variety of initiatives.

Italy holds closing ceremony for Expo Milano 2015

MILAN, Italy, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — The 184-day Expo Milano 2015 successfully came to an end in the Italian northern city on Saturday, attracting more than 21 million visitors, of which around one third foreigners. Italian President Sergio Mattarella and other officials including Vicente Loscertales,….

Spotlight: Expo Milano 2015 ends with a harvest

by Marzia De Giuli, Song Jian. MILAN, Italy, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) — The nutrition-themed Expo Milano 2015 officially came to an end here on Saturday with a harvest that local and international authorities called very rich in terms of participant countries, visitors liking and variety of initiatives.

Czech pavilion wins bronze medal at Expo 2015

Milan expo ends; Czechs win several honors including most beautiful roof garden Milan, Italy, Oct 31 (ČTK) The Czech pavilion has won a bronze medal for architecture at the Expo 2015 international exhibition in Milan that ended today, the organizer has announced on Twitter.

The gold medal went to Britain and silver to Chile.

Milan security chief to sub for ousted mayor of Rome

By FRANCES D’EMILIO Associated Press. ROME (AP) – Milan’s top security official has been tapped to run Rome after the mayor was forced to step down by fellow party leaders worried he couldn’t turn around the city, plagued by corruption and inadequate public services.

Daily news summary 31.10.2015

The Czech pavilion at the world exhibition, Expo 2015, in Milan has been awarded the bronze medal for its architectural merit. The gold medal was awarded to Britain and the silver to Chile. The Czech pavilion was made up of used modular containers with the architects behind the idea Chybik&Krystof Associated Architects.

Milan security chief to sub for ousted mayor of Rome

ROME — The Italian government has chosen Milan’s top security official to run corruption-plagued Rome after its mayor reluctantly stepped down. The interior ministry said Saturday Milan Prefect Francesco Paolo Tronca will run Rome until elections, expected in the spring.

Milan security chief to sub for ousted mayor of Rome

Milan’s top security official to run Rome for now after politically-besieged mayor steps down Ignazio Marino meets the media at Rome’s Campidoglio Capitol Hill, Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. Just a day after rescinding his resignation, Rome’s embattled mayor has acknowledged the end of his administration after the city council yanked its support.

Kazakhstan pavilion becomes best in EXPO 2015

01.11.2015 09:56 Kazakhstan’s expo pavilion is among the top three in the category ‘Best representation of theme and content’ at Expo 2015 in Milan. It was one of the most visited pavilions at the exhibition with about 5,000 daily visitors. As the organizers counted more than a million guests paid it a visit since it was opened.

Czech pavilion at Milan Expo 2015 wins architectural prize

31-10-2015 09:15 | Chris Johnstone Non-government organisations have criticized the Czech government for failing to come up with a new proposal that would allow foreigners from non-EU countries to pay into the mainstream Czech health insurance system. Instead, the non-EU foreigners must pay more to private insurers and get less cover in return.

Japan Pavilion takes top design prize at Milan expo

MILAN–Featuring stunning computer-graphic images of Japan and elegant “washoku” (traditional Japanese cuisine), the Japan Pavilion captured the gold prize for best exhibition design at Expo Milan 2015 on Oct. 30.

September 16, 2015. Specialty local ramen, udon and other noodles, seldom tried by….

Japan Pavilion wins best exhibition prize at world expo

MILAN – The Japan Pavilion received the gold prize for best exhibition Friday at Expo Milan 2015, on the eve of the six-month event’s final day. Under the theme of “Harmonious Diversity,” the exhibition showcased Japan’s traditional culinary culture, including foods cooked with fermentation methods,….

Japan Pavilion awarded best exhibition prize at Milan expo

The Japan Pavilion received the gold prize for best exhibition Friday at Expo Milan 2015, on the eve of the six-month-long event’s final day. With a theme of “Harmonious Diversity,” the Japanese exhibit showcased the country’s traditional culinary culture, including foods cooked with fermentation….

Expo Milano closes on Saturday

Rho – Expo Milano 2015 will close with an hour-long ceremony on Saturday. The gates will close at 5pm local time. At 6pm the closing ceremony will be held at the Open Air Theatre, which also presented the opening ceremony.

Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella will address the ceremony, with….