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 Milano2015 will be the fulcrum of a great opportunity to haveexchanges with people from all over the world: the aim, whichis summarised in the Milan Charter that I signed beforeleaving, is to find a concrete answer to the biggest problem ofour time, namely to guarantee everyone everywhere on ourPlanet, sufficient, healthy and sustainable food." MrGrasso concluded: "During the upcoming months, wheninstitutional engagements bring me back to Milan, I will comeback to the Expo to complete the tour and I urge you all tovisit it too so as to better understand the present in order tobuild the future." (AGI). .