Despite environmental concerns about Japan’s proposed 2005 world exposition, a top official on Monday said Aichi Prefecture is expected to register its plan at the general assembly of the Paris-based International Bureau of Expositions (BIE) in May.
“The important thing is for us to continue efforts to have the expo in accordance with its theme of ‘the wisdom of nature’ and to win the understanding of those concerned. But we may go ahead with the proceedings,” vice trade minister Katsusada Hirose said at a press conference.

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