Leonardo banner

Expo 2030: Saudi Arabia wins with Riyadh, Rome is third and stops at 17 votes

With 29 votes, Busan, a city in South Korea, came second

Paris
,

© Agenzia Nova - Reproduction reserved

Saudi Arabia with Riad won the competition for Expo 2030 in the first round of voting in the 173rd General Assembly of the Bureau international des expositions, in Paris, obtaining two thirds of the consensus equal to 119 votes out of 182 voting countries. With 29 votes, Busan, a city in South Korea, ranked second and Rome, the capital of Italy, came third with 17 votes. The delegation ofSaudi Arabia has announced a party for this evening at Place Vendome. During the day, starting from 14pm, the three competing countries had 30 minutes each to present the project. For Rome three testimonials spoke: Trudy Styler, Bebe Vio and Sabrina Impacciatore. Tennis player Jannik Sinner sent a video.


The main speech was that of the Prime Minister, Giorgia Meloni, who in a video message invited people to "vote for Rome" because "it also means creating a platform for youth from all over the world, to study together and start new businesses together. Initiatives of all kinds, start-ups, new research projects, innovative solutions, in a hybrid format, physical and digital,” she said.

“Voting for Rome today also means trusting the Italian experience in welcoming millions of visitors from all over the world, each of them feeling at home. Voting for Rome today means building our future together. Choosing Rome Expo 2030 means choosing all of this. Choose Roma, let's bring history into the future,” added Meloni. At the Palais des Congres d'Issy in Paris today the following came to represent Rome and Italy: the Minister of Sport, Andrea Abodi, the vice-president of the Lazio Region, Roberta Angelilli, the mayor Roberto Gualtieri, together with the Expo 2030 promoting committee chaired by the ambassador Giampiero Massolo.

Read also other news on Nova News
Follow us on the social channels of Nova News on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Telegram

© Agenzia Nova - Reproduction reserved

CORRELATED ARTICLES

Latest news

Sardinia 2024, Todde and Schlein in Cagliari: it is possible to beat the right, determined to turn the island around

An opportunity to make the center-left people understand that we are united and cohesive and determined to make a change in Sardinia. So the candidate, Alessandr...

Rome: smokes in Metro C station and sets off the fire alarm

The fire alarm went off and, this evening, the Gardenia Metro C station in Rome was evacuated. All passengers brought to safety...

Agreement between Lega and Vespa Club to protect and promote the scooter symbol of Italian design in the world

The collaboration between Lega and the Vespa Club of Italy to protect and promote live...

G20: the first meeting of foreign ministers from Wednesday in Brazil, international crises on the table

On 21 and 22 February, the ministers of the 19 Member States, the European Union and the African Union are expected in Rio de Janeiro, for the first time with the status of permanent member, obtained at the September summit in India

Umberto I towards the transfer to Tiburtina, 500 million and students in old spaces

This was announced by the president of the Lazio Region, Francesco Rocca

Other news

Stellantis, Lo Russo: “A Platform to be proposed to the government soon”

After this first meeting we will meet again shortly for a meeting that will define a Platform to propose to the government on the topic. This was announced on...

Italy will be guest of honor at the next Forum of gas exporting countries

Algeria is preparing to host the seventh summit of heads of state and government of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), scheduled for March 2
gaza security advice

Gaza: US blocks UN resolution on ceasefire, alternative draft presented

The United States had already announced on Saturday that they would not support the draft presented by Algeria, for fear that it could jeopardize the ongoing talks between representatives of the USA, Egypt, Israel and Qatar for a new humanitarian pause in the Gaza Strip. Gaza

North Korea, CNN: a missile supplied to Russia has hundreds of components produced in the USA and Europe

This is the first public evidence of Pyongyang's use of Western technology for its missile program
former ilva taranto steelworks

Former Ilva: Acciaierie d'Italia in extraordinary administration, Giancarlo Quaranta appointed commissioner

The decree follows the request of 18 February with which Invitalia requested the Ministry of Business and Made in Italy for immediate admission to the extraordinary administration procedure of the company