28 Apr 2023 20:20

Moscow to host 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum on May 24-25

MINSK. April 28 (Interfax) - Moscow will host the Second Eurasian Economic Forum on May 24-25, the press service for the Eurasian Economic Commission said on Friday.

"The subject of the forum is 'Eurasian integration in a multipolar world.' It fully meets the objectives of developing Eurasian integration at a time when the world is facing new challenges. The forum is intended to promote the idea of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) as an association for integration in a multipolar world, and the improvement of cooperative ties in Eurasia," the press service said.

"The objective of the Eurasian Economic Forum is to further develop economic cooperation between the EAEU member states, form reliable ties between economic entities, and achieving a synergistic effect that involves combining investment and innovative potential," the press service quoted Eurasian Economic Commission Board Chairman Mikhail Myasnikovich as saying.

The event's program envisages a plenary meeting and panel sessions. About 35 events are planned in total. "The relevant areas of cooperation as part of the EAEU, including research and technical cooperation, the financial sector, industry and agriculture, the climate agenda, energy, technical regulation and veterinary medicine, the development of the union's internal market, electronic trade, customs regulation, regional cooperation, state procurement, and statistics, will be covered exhaustively," the press service said.

The event is aimed at senior officials of EAEU member states, the heads and representatives of EAEU state authorities, leaders and members of the governments of third countries, representatives of international, research, and educational organizations, and the managers of large, medium and small-sized businesses of the member states and third countries interested in developing cooperation as part of the union.

The Eurasian Economic Forum is an annual business event in the economic sector organized by the EAEU and hosted alternately by the EAEU member state currently chairing its entities - the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, and the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission. The First Eurasian Economic Council took place in Kyrgyzstan's Bishkek on May 26, 2022.