• Kyodo


The area set aside for foreign pavilions at the 2005 World Exposition in Aichi Prefecture will be increased by 1 hectare, visiting officials from the Paris-based Bureau of International Expositions said Saturday.

A six-member team, led by Bernard Testu, chairman of the BIE executive committee, told a press conference that the Japanese side has agreed to increase the area for foreign pavilions to 10 hectares.

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