13 October 2011, Thursday, 19:16

TUSKON intends to work with Bashkir business people without mediators

author: Lubov Kolokolova

The members of the all-Russian small and medium business undertakings organization “The Support of Russia” have met with the delegation of Turkish businessmen, headed by the President of Turkish Business Confederation (TUSCON) Ryzanur Meral and the head of the department for development of small and medium business undertaking of the Ministry of industry and trade of Turkey (KOGSEB) Mustafa Kaplan at the Ministry of economic development of Russia.

M-r Ryzanur Meral has indicated the interest in widening of cooperation with business people of not just Moscow region but with other Russian regions too in his speech. The sphere of Turkish business interests includes cooperation in sphere of investments, deep woodworking, metal working, oil refining, tourism, textile and industrial production.

The executive director of “The Support of Russia” in Republic of Bashkortostan Timur Lukmanov, taking part in the conversation, characterized Bashkortostan as the unique and well-developed region with rather stable business ties with Turkey.

M-r Mustafa Kaplan advanced the idea to establish a pool, consisting of Turkish and Bashkir businessmen, interested in widening of bilateral cooperation without mediators, and promised solid support from the Ministry of industry and trade of Turkey.

The expert in Turkey, a member of the council for development of small and medium business undertakings under the Chairman of the Russian Federation Council Valerie Kononov, who was also present at the meeting, expressed readiness to support the initiatives of “The Support of Russia”, the press-service of this organization's Bashkir division reported.