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    The 14th Eurasian Media Forum (EAMF) will be held in June 2017 in Astana on the sidelines of the upcoming EXPO-2017, Chair of EAMF Organizing Committee Dariga Nazarbayeva said Friday.

    ASTANA (Sputnik) — The 14th Eurasian Media Forum (EAMF) will be held in June 2017 in the Kazakh capital of Astana at the venue of the upcoming EXPO-2017, Chair of EAMF Organizing Committee Dariga Nazarbayeva said Friday.

    "The 14th Eurasian Media Forum will take place on June 22-23, 2016 at one of the venues of EXPO-2017 in Astana," Nazarbayeva, who is also Kazakh deputy prime minister, said at the closing ceremony of the 13th EAMF.

    Nazarbayeva added that such forums as the EAMF would always be desirable.

    The EAMF is the Almaty-based non-governmental organization, which brings together politicians, businessmen and journalists from around the world to discuss important issues on the global agenda, according to the forum's website.

    On June 17-September 17, World’s Fair EXPO-2017 with the main theme "Future Energy" will be held in Astana. Sub-themes of the exhibition are: reduction of carbon dioxide emissions, energy saving and energy for all. At least 81 country and 14 international organizations have confirmed their participation in the upcoming exhibition.

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