World Horti-Expo Garden
In 1999, as the 21st century draws near, the beautiful southwest Chinese city of Kunming has become the venue for a global event, the '99 International Horticultural Exposition.
The exposition, to be hosted by the Chinese government at the turn of the century, has been endorsed and registered as an A1 professional exposition by the Bureau international Des Expositions (BIE) and the International Association of Horticultural Producers (IAHP). " Man and Nature-Marching into the 21st Century " is the theme of the exposition, which was last for 184 days from May 1 to October 31 , 1999.
The exposition will highlight the age-old traditions of horticulture and the multifarious products associated with it; gardens and courtyards which dovetail traditional culture with modern civilization; achievements in protecting the natural environment and maintaining ecological balance; flower-beds with distinct, fascinating characteristics; success stories about integrating economic growth with environmental protection; advanced technology, books and equipment concerning horticulture and landscaping; souvenirs related to horticulture, landscaping and environment, and delicacies from different parts of the world.
Governor of Yunnan Province, has lately meeting with newsmen given his pledge that utmost effort will continue to be made by his government to guarantee all possible satisfactory services to Chinese and foreign visitors coming on a visit to Expo '99 Kunmig.
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