A total of 97 states and intergovernmental organizations like the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and Shanghai Cooperation Organization have confirmed their participation in 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition (“2019 Beijing Expo”), the construction of the Park of 2019 Beijing Expo has taken shape, and the expo will adopt an online and offline ticketing mode, according to the first International Participants Meeting of 2019 Beijing Expo on June 25, 2018.
“The participant inviting work has basically achieved the goal of no less than 100 official participants consisting of states and intergovernmental organizations and no less than 100 non-official participants consisting of provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions, enterprises, associations and universities,” said Zhou Jianping, executive vice-president of Beijing World Horticultural Expo Coordination Bureau.
Since the Chinese government issued an official invitation to the international community in August 2016, 80 states and 17 intergovernmental organizations have confirmed to participate in the 2019 Beijing Expo via submitting official documents, and some other countries are going through related procedures to confirm their participation in the near future.
At present, the international participation of 2019 Beijing Expo has entered the stage of garden construction and exhibition arrangement.
Japan, Pakistan, Germany and other countries have already started the construction of their exhibition gardens. China’s 31 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions have basically decided on their garden design plan while 12 provinces, municipalities, and autonomous regions, and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region have already begun garden construction.
The Macao Special Administrative Region has confirmed its participation and conducted field reconnaissance, five foreign designer creative exhibition gardens have completed field reconnaissance and design plan, 65 colleges and universities, research institutes, professional associations and enterprises have confirmed their participation.