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China begins to recruit volunteers for World Expo 2012

12-05-2011 15:42 BJT

SHANGHAI, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- China started to recruit volunteers on Monday for the 2012 World Exposition to be held in the Republic of Korea.

The Yeosu Korea World Expo Organizing Committee has officially authorized the Chinese Communist Youth League Shanghai Municipal Committee and Young Volunteers Association of Shanghai to recruit Chinese volunteers.

It is said that a total of 36 Chinese volunteers from 18 to 40 years old would be recruited for the 2012 Yeosu Korea World Expo.

The volunteers are required to be fluent in Korean or English.

Online applications are accepted on www.shyv.org from Dec. 5, 2011 to Jan. 15, 2012.

The 2012 Yeosu Korea World Expo, with the theme of "The Living Ocean and Coast", will be held in Yeosu from May 12 to August 12 next year. More than 100 nations and some international organizations will attend the exposition.

Eight million people are expected visit the 2012 World Expo.

Editor:Zhang Hao |Source: Xinhua

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