20 March 2009, Friday, 16:52
author: News-service of President RB
On March 20 President RB Murtaza Rakhimov has given a talk to chairman of Orenburg region Legislative Assembly Dmitry Kulagin in the House of Republic. Dmitry Kulagin arrived in Ufa at the head of the official delegation to sign the agreement of cooperation in law-making activity with State Council-Kurultay-RB.
Issues of development and strengthening of bilateral cooperation between Bashkortostan and Orenburg region were under discussion at the meeting. President RB has positively estimated the prospects of interaction between two regions.
“We are long-term good partners with Orenburg region in economics and social sphere and in sphere of cultural relations” – President of Bashkortostan said.
As Dmitry Kulagin reported, at present time about 50 thousand Bashkirs live in Orenburg region. Pupils are taught in Bashkir language at 47 schools of the region.
Chairman of Orenburg Legislative Assembly called Bashkortostan the strategic partner of Orenburg region.
“Residents of Orenburg region buy goods, produced in Bashkortostan, with pleasure and I hope there will be more high-quality goods, produced by your Republic, in our markets, and wares, manufactured in Orenburg region, will be more popular in Bashkortostan” – Dmitry Kulagin said.
Chairman of State Council-Kurultay-RB Constantine Tolkatchev took part in the meeting too.