Mayor of the western province of Izmir, Aziz Kocaoglu said that Izmir's EXPO presentation in Paris on June 12 at the general assembly of the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE) was admired by BIE delegates.
Answering questions of the press corps in Izmir, Kocaoglu stated that Izmir made a successful presentation at the BIE general assembly.
"Turkey's Health Minister Recep Akdag, businessman Lucien Arkas and Dr. Mehmet Oz all delivered excellent speeches. The film on Izmir was admired. We listened to about 10 presentations until night time on that day. We heard that ours was the best presentation. Izmir's EXPO presentation was admired by the delegates," Kocaoglu underlined.
Izmir chose "health" as its main theme for the EXPO 2020.