Angola opens exhibition at Rome's Fiumicino airport

(AGI) Rome, March 27 - Just over a month before the opening ofExpo Milan 2015, Angola has organized an exhibition atFiumicino Airport in Rome. Departing passengers can feast theireyes on images of the country's rich and diverse ecosystems andtraditional culture, and learn about Angola's vast renewableresources, with more than 58 million hectares of pastures andfarmland. Setting up a real pavilion at the Roman airport, forthe next two weeks the African country will promote "all thecharacteristics that make the country attractive to foreigninvestment," explained Commissioner General of Angola for theUniversal Exposition,

(AGI) Rome, March 27 - Just over a month before the opening ofExpo Milan 2015, Angola has organized an exhibition atFiumicino Airport in Rome. Departing passengers can feast theireyes on images of the country's rich and diverse ecosystems andtraditional culture, and learn about Angola's vast renewableresources, with more than 58 million hectares of pastures andfarmland. Setting up a real pavilion at the Roman airport, forthe next two weeks the African country will promote "all thecharacteristics that make the country attractive to foreigninvestment," explained Commissioner General of Angola for theUniversal Exposition, Albina Assis Africano. Passengersdeparting from the Italian capital will see "images of Angola,with possible ideas for future mutually beneficial business".With this exhibition, she continued, Angola wants to "introducethe important Expo, not only for visitors from all over theworld but also for investors who will receive information andwho could feel attracted by the investment opportunities andbusiness Angola has to offer". The Commissioner also mentionedAngola's slogan 'Food and Culture: Educate to Innovate', whichsums up the country's commitment to diversify its economy,reducing its dependence on oil and strengthening itsagricultural sector. The opening of the exhibition at theairport was attended by the mayor of Rome, Ignazio Marino, byAngolan Ambassador to Italy Florencio de Almeida and by the CEOof airport company 'Aeroporti di Roma'. The event is part ofthe 'Roma verso Expo' project intended to promote the universalexposition and to give the more than 140 countries thatparticipate the opportunity to present their pavilions.. .