Italy displays excellence at Expo, says Senate President

(AGI) Rome, June 13 - The President of the Italian Senate,Pietro Grasso, commented his visit to the Milan Expo onSaturday on Facebook: "On the occasion of the Italian-LatinAmerican and Caribbean Conference held in Milan today, Ivisited the Expo for the first time and I found much more thanI could ever imagine," he wrote. He continued: "Much wasrumoured about it but, walking across the pavilions, I had theimpression that too little had been said on the importance ofthis Universal Exposition for our country, in terms ofvisibility and economic growth and tourism opportunities.

(AGI) Rome, June 13 - The President of the Italian Senate,Pietro Grasso, commented his visit to the Milan Expo onSaturday on Facebook: "On the occasion of the Italian-LatinAmerican and Caribbean Conference held in Milan today, Ivisited the Expo for the first time and I found much more thanI could ever imagine," he wrote. He continued: "Much wasrumoured about it but, walking across the pavilions, I had theimpression that too little had been said on the importance ofthis Universal Exposition for our country, in terms ofvisibility and economic growth and tourism opportunities. HereItaly displays all its knowledge and its points of excellence,interacting with the rest of the world on global issues,becoming enriched by diversity and capitalising on culture,ideas and projects." He added: "Until October Expo Milano 2015will be the fulcrum of a great opportunity to have exchangeswith people from all over the world: the aim, which issummarised in the Milan Charter that I signed before leaving,is to find a concrete answer to the biggest problem of ourtime, namely to guarantee everyone everywhere on our Planet,sufficient, healthy and sustainable food." Mr Grasso concluded:"During the upcoming months, when institutional engagementsbring me back to Milan, I will come back to the Expo tocomplete the tour and I urge you all to visit it too so as tobetter understand the present in order to build the future."(AGI).

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