27 May 2014, Tuesday, 12:35

Rustem Khamitov has set a task on creating a working group to cooperate with China

author: Basinform News Agency

On May 26, in Ufa at a briefing session in the Government RB, the President of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov summarized results of work in China and at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the press service of the head region informs.

As previously reported, from May 18 to 21, an official delegation of the Republic of Bashkortostan visited the People’s Republic of China. Rustem Khamitov recalled that the agreement was reached that "together with Liaoning Petroleum Machinery Manufacture Co., Ltd. a basis for production of heavy drilling equipment  will be created in the republic: drilling derricks, pumping equipment, different devices for drilling works and so on. The head of the company is ready to come to our republic in July and to consider options for placement of new production facilities in the territory of our republic".

Rustem Khamitov mentioned that "during the official visit of the Russian President Vladimir Putin to China, our republic has signed an agreement with the People's Government of Jiangxi Province on cooperation in trade, economic, scientific, technological and humanitarian spheres. In addition, negotiations were held with the Governor of Jiangxi Lu Xinshe".

“We should prepare to welcome soon a delegation from Jiangxi Province, and to plan an official visit of our republican delegation in September-October 2014 in order to begin a substantive and meaningful work. This week a group of Chinese businessmen, which want to build logistics centres and establish trading companies will arrive in the republic. These negotiations should be held. Everything related to development of our relations with China should bring clear benefits to the residents of the Republic of Bashkortostan. Any unilateral development should be out of the question. We must work to ensure that the business of Bashkortostan also operate in the People's Republic of China.” Khamitov underlined.

The head of the republic set a task to form a working group for cooperation with enterprises and territories of China.

Rustem Khamitov also told about the main results of Bashkortostan delegation participation in the activities of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.