10 June 2015, Wednesday, 14:45
UFA, 10 June 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Elvira Latypova/. A visit of the official delegation of Bashkortostan at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) is prepared. The Forum will be held in St. Petersburg on June 18-20. The delegation of the representatives of ministries and departments, the business community, will be headed by Rustem Khamitov, the regional Government informs. The main task is to expand economic ties of the region and increase its recognisability.
The exposition of Bashkortostan will be located at the exhibition site of the Forum, with information on the major investment projects in the republic and its investment potential. The official operator of the exhibition is an Agency for Investment of Bashkortostan. Talks with representatives of major international and Russian companies are planned at the forum.
A Business Forum of Shanghai Cooperation Organization will be held as part of the SPIEF.
The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) is one of the largest events in the economic life of Russia. It is held since 1997. Key economic issues facing Russia and the whole world are discussed there. The Forum 2014 was attended by over 7.5 thousand participants from Russia, CIS and foreign countries, including Heads of States and Governments, the executives of the largest companies, the world's leading experts.