Baku, March 18, AZERTAC
The 69th meeting of the CIS Economic Council and International Forum of the CIS member states entitled "25 years together: new formats of interaction" has today been held in Moscow, according to Belarusian TV News Agency.
The agenda of the meeting included a wide complex of issues in the field of economic cooperation between CIS countries. In particular, one of topics of discussion is protocol projects between countries-participants in the Free Trade Agreement dated October 18, 2011 on rules and procedures of regulating state procurement, Agreement on exchange of information about accidents at electricity objects, Convention on preserving agro-biodiversity, Concept on CIS countries cooperation in chemical industry, Concept of intellectual property formation and development, Interstate program of innovational cooperation 2020.
The forum was attended by members of the CIS Economic Council, leaders of the EEU, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, representatives of the ministries of economy, finance, industry, commerce, chambers of commerce, industry associations and the banking community of states - participants of the CIS, as well as entrepreneurs.
Azerbaijani Deputy Prime Minister Yagub Eyyubov also participated in the events.
The event featured thematic sessions as the conjunction of CIS projects, EEU and the economic belt of the Silk Road, financial and banking cooperation, formation of a common space of movement of goods.
The CIS Economic Forum is a platform bringing together government representatives, bankers and businessmen, whose goal is to discuss joint projects in the framework of the Commonwealth of Independent States.