(ANSA) - Rome, March 14 - The Italian capital city of Rome
and the surrounding region of Lazio will join forces to present
a project together at Milan Expo 2015.
The pair will share an exhibition area of some 140 square
meters and will also participate at the Italian pavilion.
In addition, an Expo 2015 zone will be set up in Rome as
well as a series of advertised events, exhibitions and ad hoc
activities that will take place in the Lazio region.
"At Expo 2015 we will be present as a single, large team
made up of the region, of Rome the capital, of the province, of
the local municipalities", said Lazio Governor Nicola Zingaretti
The Expo event, running from May through October, is
expected to draw more than 20 million visitors to see exhibits
from more than 140 nations and entities that have formally
agreed to participate.
The Expo theme "Feeding the Planet: Energy for Life" aims
to emphasize food security, agriculture and international
products as well technology to improve food production.