Session of the Organizing Committee of the XII Session of the Russian-Arab Business Council and
iv International Exhibition "Arabia - EXPO"
February 22, 2018 in Moscow, in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, a meeting of the Organizing Committee of the XII Session of the Russian-Arab Business Council and the
IV International Exhibition "Arabia-EXPO" was held.
Within the framework of this meeting, organizational issues were discussed on preparations for the XII Session of the Russian - Arab Business Council and the IV International Exhibition "Arabia - EXPO".
At the opening of the meeting, Vladimir Padalko, Vice-President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, delivered a welcoming speech.
After the welcome speech of Vladimir Padalko, Tatyana Gvilava, the Director of the Russian-Arab Business Council, took the floor, she noted the importance of the forthcoming Session of the RABC and the Arabia-Expo 2018 Exhibition, which will take place in April 23-27, 2018 in Moscow, at the Central Exhibition Hall "Manezh" ", And will be conducted jointly with the General Union of Trade, Industrial and Agricultural Chambers of Arab countries and the RF CCI. The director of the RABC in her speech said that 2018 is a jubilee for the Russian-Arab Business Council, which turns 15 years old and informed those present that the organizers of the events are scheduled to hold meetings of bilateral business councils and an extensive business program.
The co-chairman of the Organizing Committee, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Special Representative of the President of Russia for the Middle East, Mikhail Bogdanov, said that Russia and the countries of the Arab world have traditionally been linked by the relations of friendship and mutually beneficial cooperation, an important component of which are effectively developing trade- economic relations. The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation also expressed the need to increase the trade turnover between Russia and the Arab countries, the importance of forthcoming measures to strengthen and improve the trade and economic relations between Russia and the Arab countries.
All the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassadors of the Arab States in Russia unanimously stressed the key role of the initiative of the RF CCI and the Arab Union and unanimously confirmed their countries' intentions to take an active part in the upcoming events and also expressed their readiness to provide all necessary assistance in organizing the XII Session of the Russian - Arab Business Council and the IV International Exhibition "Arabia - EXPO".
Director General of Arabia-Expo LLC Svetlana Kovalevskaya: held the presentation of the upcoming event (presentation is attached).
Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Chairman of the RABC, Chairman of the Board of Directors of PJSC AFK Sistema Evtushenkov V.P. in conclusion, thanked all those present, and expressed the need for active cooperation among all members of the organizing committee to ensure the forthcoming Session and Exhibition at the highest level.