BEIJING, June 1 (Xinhua) -- Preparations for the China Pavilion at Astana Expo 2017 are nearly complete and the pavilion is in trial operations, a Chinese official said Thursday.
Construction on the China Pavilion was completed on May 20, making China's pavilion the first among participating countries to be finished, said Wang Jinzhen, vice chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade.
The pavilion was first to start construction and the first one put into test operations, he said at a press conference.
The China Pavilion is among the largest at the expo, covering around 1,000 square meters, and more than 200 events are scheduled to be held there during the three-month expo.
The expo is scheduled for June 10-September 10, with 115 countries and 22 international organizations having confirmed their participation.