25 May 2010, Tuesday, 18:51

The Bashkir-Italian business forum “Italy in the lens” has taken place in Ufa

author: Elvira Latypova

The Bashkir-Italian business forum “Italy in the lens” has taken place in Ufa today. Bashkir authority places high emphasis on cooperation with Italy. Our Republic successfully realizes big joint projects with this country in various spheres: woodworking, oil-chemistry, food industry, building industry, agriculture and trade. In 2009 Italy stood on the seventh place in the list of the leading trade partners of our region.

The Bashkir representative office of the Italian-Russian Trade Chamber is opened in Ufa today and it will be the second regional office of the Chamber in our country. The first one functions in Moscow.

The deputy Prime-Minister of Government RB, Minister of labor and population social protection RB Fidus Yamaltdinov, the State Advisor under the President RB Sergey Lavrentiev, the Minister of economic development RB Eugene Evtushenko, the leadership of the Trade-Industry Chamber RB, representatives of business community and heads of local companies were present at the opening of the Bashkir-Italian forum from Republic of Bashkortostan.

The Italian delegation was headed by the President of the Italian-Russian Trade Chamber, the President of the Fund “The Center for development of Italian-Russian relations” M-r Rosario Alexandrello. The representatives of the Italian companies, successfully working in Russia, arrived together with him. They’ve got a chance to hold a small presentation of their companies at the forum.

The President of the Italia-Russian Trade Chamber has presented the Chamber’s certificate – the official sign of the office’s opening – to the head of the Bashkir office of the Italian-Russian Trade Chamber Ruslan Kinzikeev.

In the course of the meeting those representatives of public and business, who contributed to consolidation of the relations between Bashkortostan and Italy, were solemnly rewarded.