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France uses youth to present its 2025 bid

  • Dian Septiari

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, January 4 2018   /  01:24 am

Pick us: The former director general of the World Trade Organization, Pascal Lamy (right), French ambassador to Indonesia Jean-Charles Berthonnet (center) and one of France’s brand ambassadors for the 2025 World Expo, Mutia Fitriani Baehaki, campaign for Paris’ bid to host the 2025 World Expo.(JP/Dian Septiari)After nearly a century since it last hosted the World Expo, France has recruited youth from around the world to campaign for Paris to host it again in 2025.

One of the 100 young people from 70 countries acting as France’s brand ambassadors for the 2025 World Expo, organized by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), is Mutia Fitriani Baehaki. She said Indonesia should support France’s bid because of the country’s vision for science and the environment.

“France’s bid involves a lot of academics and stakeholders who care about the future of our pla...