The Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Pontifical Council for Culture will take part in relevant activities at the 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition.
Chinese firms are expected to play bigger roles than sponsorship at the the upcoming 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition.
An Air China plane featuring the colorful 2019 International Horticultural Expo logo has made its first international flight from the Beijing Capital International Airport.
Slated to kick off on April 29, the 162-day Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition is poised to impress an expected number of 16 million visitors with a huge collection of plants, flowers and pavilions.
A total of 2,000 volunteers have been recruited for the opening ceremony and trial operation of the International Horticultural Exhibition to be held in Beijing, according to the expo organizer.
The 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition will be held from April 29 to Oct. 7, 2019 in Yanqing District, northwest Beijing.
Themed as "Live Green, Live Better", the Beijing Expo will exhibit the latest achievements in floriculture, and fruit and vegetable farming at the foot of the Great Wall.