Meeting of Joint Working Group of Volga-Yangtze format will be held in Ufa
UFA, 12 April 2017. /Bashinform News Agency, Alim Faizov/.
A meeting of the Russian part of the Joint Working Group of the Volga Federal District regions and the upper middle stream of the Yangtze River of the People's Republic of China (format "Volga-Yangtze") for cooperation in the trade, economic and humanitarian spheres will be held in Ufa Congress Hall on April 12. The co-chairmen of the Joint Working Group are Alexei Sukhov, the Deputy Plenipotentiary Envoy of the President of the Russian Federation to the Volga Federal District and Li Huilai, Assistant to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China.
The Russian delegation will include deputy high officials of the regions of the Volga Federal District, representatives of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Russian Ministry of Economic Development and Rosturizm. The Chinese side will be headed by the Assistant Foreign Minister of China. The main activities of the Joint Working Group will be held in the Ufa Congress Hall.
Within the framework of the bilateral meeting, reports of the Bashkortostan and Mari El, Chuvashia, Samara and Ulyanovsk regions are scheduled. In addition, the participants will discuss the feasibility of signing the Framework of the Volga-Yangtze with attendence of the Presidential Envoy to the Volga Federal District, Mikhail Babich and the member of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Yang Jiechi. The meeting is scheduled for June this year in Anhui province of China.
A cultural program will be organized for Chinese guests in Ufa. The delegation from China will visit the M.V. Nesterov Bashkir State Art Museum and the National Museum of the Republic of Bashkortostan.