Cabinet approves Expo 2025 report

2023-03-22 10:57:09


Lastword Musekiwa

Cabinet received and approved the report on preparations for Zimbabwe’s participation at Expo 2025 Osaka, Japan, which was presented by the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Professor Amon Murwira.

Addresing a post Cabinet media briefing in Harare yesterday, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said:

"Cabinet is informing the nation that after the highly successful Expo 2020 Dubai, Zimbabwe will participate at the Expo 2025 Osaka in Japan from 13 April to 13 October, 2025.

"The six months’ expo will run under the theme ‘Designing Future Society for our Lives’, and is expected to attract approximately 28 million visitors.

“Government has appointed Mr Allan Majuru, the chief executive of ZimTrade as the Commissioner-General for Expo 2025 Osaka,” said Minister Mutsvangwa.

She said Zimbabwe has been allocated an 80m2 stand for its exhibition, meetings and commercial activities.

Minister Mutsvangwa said the country will use the opportunity to promote the Brand Zimbabwe campaign and showcase its social and cultural diversity, to promote Zimbabwe’s trade and investment opportunities as well as tourist attractions, to benchmark Zimbabwe’s innovations, products and processes against international best practices and to re-engage with the international community.