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METI State Minister Muto Holds Meeting with H.E. Mr. Hernán Lombardi, Minister of the Federal System of Media and Public Content, the Argentine Republic

September 11, 2018

On September 11 (Tue.), 2018, Mr. Yoji Muto, State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, held a meeting with H.E. Mr. Hernán Lombardi, Minister of the Federal System of Media and Public Content, the Argentine Republic. At the meeting, the two sides focused on the vote to determine the host country for the 2025 World Exposition, which is scheduled to be held by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) on November 23, 2018, and Minister Lombardi internationally and publicly announced Argentina’s support for Japan in hosting the exposition.

The 2015 World Expo in Osaka, Kansai

State Minister Muto expressed Japan’s wishes for a successful convening of the Expo 2023 in Buenos Aires and requested Argentina’s support for Japan’s candidature to host the 2025 World Expo in Osaka, Kansai.

Minister Lombardi stated Argentina’s intention to support Japan at the vote to be held by BIE on November 23, 2018, and to cooperate to win broad support for Japan’s bid from Latin American countries including Caribbean states.

Division in Charge

International Exhibitions Promotion Office, Commerce and Service Industry Policy Group