The 22nd World Mining Congress & Expo will be held in Istanbul in 2011.
Rifat Kont, chairman of the Turkish national committee for the World Mining Congress, told the A.A on Sunday that the congress would be a milestone in Turkish mining sector's integration with world mining world.
He said that several non-governmental organizations and mining engineering departments of some universities as well as public mining institutions and private firms would extend support to the congress to be held under the aegis of the Ministry of Energy & Natural Resources.
The World Mining Congress & Expo is a cyclic event, having occurred every 2-3 years since 1958, the first congress having taken place in Warsaw. Turkey hosted the congress in 1979. The 21st congress will take place in Krakow, Poland, in September 2008.
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