• Kyodo


The government decided Friday to hold the 2025 World Expo in Osaka from April 13 through Oct. 13, bringing forward the starting day by several weeks from the original plan to avoid congestion during the Golden Week holiday period.

A plan for the expo, including the schedule and other details, will be submitted later this month to the Bureau of International Expositions, the intergovernmental organization in charge of overseeing world expos, for approval at its general meeting in June.

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