15 February 2010, Monday, 17:19

Official delegation RB will visit Finland

author: Elvira Latypova

Official delegation RB, headed by the Prime-Minister of Government RB Rail Sarbaev, will arrive in Finland with a work visit on February 16-17.

Bashkir delegation will become acquainted with the technologies of woodworking, used in Finland. It is expected the delegation will visit the enterprises of timber industry, involved in all stages of woodworking – beginning with timber cutting and finishing with the final output. Republican specialists are interested in production of heat and electrical energy, wooden houses, furniture and finish. Technological equipment for woodworking is also of interest.

The meeting with the President of Finland’s Timber Industry Association Risto Witty will take place on February 17.

As Ministry of industry and external economic relations RB reports, the staff of the Republican delegation includes Minister of forestry RB Rajap Nabiullin, the first deputy Minister of industry and external economic relations RB Villory Yakupov and the deputy Minister of forestry RB Galim Askarov.

The aim of the visit is consideration of possible directions in cooperation of Bashkortostan with the business community of Finland in sphere of woodworking.