We announced Japan’s candidacy for hosting World Expo 2025!

In Paris, France, in the presence of Mr. Sakakibara, the Chairman of the 2025 World Expo Committee, and President Mr. Matsui, Mr. Kitera, Ambassador of Japan to France, submitted a document declaring Japan’s candidacy to Mr. Loscertales, Secretary General of the BIE (Bureau International des Expositions).

(Reference)Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Web site.
http://www.meti.go.jp/english/press/2017/0424_001.html