28 September 2015, Monday, 15:50
UFA, 28 September 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Ksenia Kalinina/. In Ufa, representatives of 15 countries will take part in the First Forum of R2R. Representatives of 15 countries — Brazil, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Belarus, Turkey , Italy, Serbia, China, Canada, the UK, Pakistan, Uganda, India and Russia submitted applications for participation in the First Forum "Small Regional Business of the SCO and BRICS Member-States» (R2R), which will be held in the capital of Bashkortostan from October 21 to 23 2015. The Bashinform News Agency was informed about it by the Exhibition and Presentation Activities Department of the Chamber of Commerce RB.
The forum will be attended by the heads of small and medium enterprises, representatives of business associations and authorities, the expert community leaders, as well as official international and regional delegations. Among the applied foreign participants there are representatives of agriculture, information technology, non-ferrous metallurgy, insurance and consulting companies. The aim of participation is to exchange experience with foreign colleagues, networking and reaching agreements on cooperation.
The First R2R Forum is held under the presidency of Russia in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in 2014-2015, and the union of the BRICS in 2015. It is included in the action plan of Russia's presidency in the SCO in 2014-2015, approved by the President RF Vladimir Putin.