Lays Floor Work for a Potential Future World Expo in Houston

Washington, DC — Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) {today} joined with a bipartisan group of members to cross laws that paves the way in which to ask the worldwide World Expo to Houston in 2027. The invoice, H.R. 4842, the Expositions Present Alternatives Act, ensures a United States presence on the World Expo in Dubai in 2020 to showcase {America} — specifically Houston — as a possible future venue for this international occasion. Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) launched the invoice and fellow Texas Reps. Lizzie Fletcher (D) and Michael McCaul (R) joined Olson as co-sponsors.

Olson acknowledged: “Scorching on the heels of the ‘Howdy Modi’ blowout final month and the Offshore Know-how Convention held in Houston yearly, our area continues to reveal its prominence as a magnet for worldwide celebrations with international impression. This motion has the potential to place Houston in play as a future host of the World Expo and present folks of all nations the numerous the explanation why this nice Texas metropolis has emerged as a {top} vacation spot for worldwide occasions.”

The World Expo is a platform the place nations and firms come collectively to deal with international challenges. Greater than 120 nations have dedicated to participate within the Expo which runs from 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021.

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