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UN chief: Shanghai Expo "remarkable, historic" event

10-31-2010 09:55 BJT Special Report:Shanghai World Expo 2010 |

SHANGHAI, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said here Sunday Chinese government, the City of Shanghai and the International Bureau of Expositions deserve the highest prase as the Shanghai World Expo brought nations together and celerated global diversity.

"Since May of this year, all around the world, people have been talking about a remarkable, even historic event," Ban said at the Shanghai World Expo Summit Forum.

The Summit Forum, co-hosted by the Shanghai World Expo organizing committee, the United Nations, and the International Expositions Bureau (BIE), focuses on "Urban Innovation and Sustainable Development".

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon addresses the opening ceremony of the
Expo 2010 Shanghai China Summit Forum held in Shanghai, east China, Oct. 31, 2010.
The Shanghai World Expo 2010 is set to be closed later Sunday. (Xinhua/Pang Xinglei)

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: Xinhua

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