First Intergovernmental Economic Conference of Caspian littoral states to commence in Astrakhan tomorrow

First Intergovernmental Economic Conference of Caspian littoral states to commence in Astrakhan tomorrow
# 02 October 2008 12:43 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Lachin Sultanova – APA. The first Intergovernmental Economic Conference of the Caspian littoral states will commence in Astrakhan, Russia tomorrow. APA reports that government representatives of Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan and representatives of international companies will attend the conference.

The meeting of governments and related ministries of the Caspian region, sessions of the representatives of business and expert circles, press conferences, introduction of investment projects of the Caspian states, cultural and industrial facilities of Astrakhan have been scheduled within the two-day conference.

The sessions will focus on improvement of economic cooperation, development prospects of oil, gas, transport infrastructure, ecological security of the region and other issues. International exhibition of investment projects and technologies of regional countries will also take place within the framework of the conference. Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin addressed the participants of the conference. According to the press service of Astrakhan governor, the appeal says that the aim of the forum is to give impetus to the development of effective partnership in the Caspian.
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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED