06/12/10 – It is during the 148th session of the General Assembly of the BIE, on November 23, 2010, that the Member States of the BIE approved the registration of the next World Exhibition that will take place in Milan in 2015.
Ms. Letizia Moratti, Special Commissioner for Expo 2015, Ms. Diana Bracco, President of the Board of Expo 2015 S.p.A., the company responsible for the organisation of the Expo, and Mr. Giuseppe Sala, PDG, presented the progress report of the Expo 2015 project to the General Assembly.
At the end of the presentation, the President of the BIE, Jean-Pierre Lafon, and the Secretary General, Vicente González Loscertales, passed the BIE flag symbolically to the Italian Delegation in charge of the project.
From left to right holding the flag: Bruno Dapei, Vicente G. Loscertales, Letizia Moratti,
Jean-Pierre Lafon, Diana Bracco, Claudio De Albertis, Giuseppe Sala
Italian journalists were present on this occasion to cover the event.
At the same time in Milan, the official registration of Expo 2015 was celebrated in the Scala Square by the local authorities and the people of Milan.