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10,500 visitors to Kuwait pavilion at Expo Milano

local1MILAN: The Kuwaiti pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 is recording high daily turnout of visitors, making it one of most attractive pavilions at the international fair. Kuwait’s Delegate to Expo Milano and Assistant Undersecretary for External Media Sector at the Information Ministry Faisal Al-Mutallaqem said in a statement that over 10,500 people visited the pavilion on Wednesday.

The number of visitors is steadily growing since the opening of the Expo on May 1, he said, adding that the pavilion is approaching its full daily accommodation capacity of an estimated 11,000 persons. This high turnout shows the world’s interest in catching a glimpse of Kuwaiti heritage and development march, he noted. He lauded the outstanding efforts exerted by the Kuwaiti team running the pavilion to turn Kuwaiti participation in the international event into a real success.

Earlier this month, the pavilion received visitor number 750,000. The Kuwaiti pavilion, themed ‘Challenge of Nature,’ shows how the Kuwaitis made the desert inhabitable, and continue to do so, using education, technology, science and renewable energy to establish a modern, vibrant and growing community, which can contribute to global development and to feeding the world.

Expo Milan is a major international exhibition that has been held every five years since the 19th century. Covering 272 Acres, the event expects an estimated 29 million visitors from May 1 to October 31, 2015. – KUNA

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