The BIE Enquiry Mission in Russia
The BIE Enquiry Mission visited Russia from March 26 to 29 to check the main elements of Ekaterinburg Expo 2020 Candidature Dossier.
The program of the visit included official and working meetings not only in Ekaterinburg and Moscow but also in Sochi where the Enquiry Mission was received by the President of Russia Mr Vladimir Putin and where some chapter of the dossier were discussed with Russian officials.
The Ekaterinburg agenda was manly dedicated to the regional and city aspects of the Expo 2020 project presented by the Governor of the region Evgeni Kuivashev, his staff and members of Ekaterinburg Expo 2020 Bid Committee.
In Moscow the BIE delegation met the Prime-minister of the Russian Federation Mr Dimitri Medvedev, the Chairman of the Federation Council (the upper chamber of parliament) of the Russian Federation Ms Valentina Matvienko, leaders of parliaments parties, members of Russian Government, which expressed their full support of Ekaterinburg Expo 2020 project.