22 October 2015, Thursday, 14:28

Head of Bashkortostan welcomed participants of First R2R Forum of the SCO and BRICS in Ufa


UFA, 22 October 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Arthur Basyrov/. The Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov welcomed the participants of the First Forum of Small Business of the SCO and BRICS member-states. The forum takes place at this moment in Ufa. As Rustem Khamitov noted, the small and medium business relationship is able to increase greatly the interaction between countries.

"Now small and medium businesses represent some turbulent environment that randomly searches business partners, companies, with which they can work. At the same time there is a need to establish direct system links between businessmen of the SCO, BRICS, and all countries that would like to interact with our small and medium business. We have suggested a format to hold a forum of small and medium-sized businesses. It was approved by the President of our country, Vladimir Putin. And as a result — 1,5 thousand people from 51 regions of Russia, from 21 countries arrived in Ufa. We did not expect such a reaction, but we are very pleased that a large number of businessmen responded to our initiative. First of all they came to see how the first forum will be held, and secondly, to find someone for perspective partnership, and thirdly, to establish a good business relationship between business interested parties ", said the Head of Bashkortostan.

The forum is held in the capital from October 21 to 23. It can be seen live on the event website and broadcast live  on YouTube.