14 September 2016, Wednesday, 16:45
UFA, 14 September 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Alim Faizov/. Today an official visit of Bashkortostan delegation to Kazakhstan to attend the 21st Congress of the "Apislavia" Beekeeping Federation started. The event will be held in Alma-Ata until September 18.
Today "Apislavia" is one of the largest venues for discussion of common beekeeping issues in Eastern and Central Europe and Eurasia. The guests of the Congress will be the President of the Russian National Union of Beekeepers Arnold Butov and the President of the International Beekeeping Federation "Apimondia" Philip McCabe.
In Alma-Ata representatives from more than 20 countries around the world will gather — leading industry experts, scientists, representatives of international and national associations, beekeepers, public and political figures, manufacturers of equipment and beekeeping equipment, exporters and importers of apiculture products. A scientific section, exhibition of beekeeping, republican honey fair will operate as part of the Congress.
Bashkortostan at the "Apislavia" will be represented by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Government RB Irek Muhametdinov, the Minister RB Ruslan Mirsayapov, the First Deputy Minister of Agriculture RB Azat Ziganshin, CEO GBU "Bashkir Beekeeping and Apitherapy Research Centre" Amir Ishemgulov, beekeepers and producers of Bashkortostan.
The forum also supposes meetings with the leadership of the "Apislavia" Beekeeping Federation, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the National Union of Kazakhstan Beekeepers "Bal Ara", the press service of the NGO "Bashkortostan Office Group", informs.