12 October 2012, Friday, 11:53

Bashkortostan and Estonia are interested in cooperation in many areas

author: Luboth Kolokolova

In Ufa the meeting of business community of Estonia and Bashkortostan took place on the eve of the Day of Republic. The cooperation expansion in economic sphere was discussed mainly at the meeting.

The Estonian businessmen spoke about economic potential of their country, presented their enterprises, discussed possible ways of interaction with Bashkortostan companies.

It should be reminded that the delegation of the Estonian city of Paldiski will be in our republic till October 14. The delegation includes the leadership of mayoralty, city assembly of Paldiski, representatives of enterprises and companies fr om Tallinn and Paldiski. Among them there are Tallinn port and Paldiski port, petroterminal AS "Alexla" and JSC «ESTEVE Terminal AS», technopark Paldiski, the gas company JSC «Esti Gaas» and the Estonian IT Sector – companies "Aktors" and «Cybernetica».

Within the limits of the meeting the presentation of economic Bashkortostan potential took place also. Ruslan Kinzikeev, the chairman of the State Committee RB on Business and Tourism especially marked that between Bashkortostan and Estonia cooperation in tourism sphere should be developed. Today the tourist market of the republic shows positive dynamics according to all indicators. Sanatorium-and-spa institutions welcome up to 250 thousand people a year. Besides, we have well developed road and railway network, the International airport "Ufa" is close to Ufa — it takes only 20 minutes to get there by taxi. It became quite real to spend a week-end in Bashkiria.

As it was declared at the meeting, a trip to "Yangan-Tau" sanatorium would be organized for visitors from Estonia wh ere they would be able to enjoy advantages of rest in the Bashkir land.