Aug 30, 2018 09:47 AM

President Khaltmaagiin Battulga to Head Mongolia’s Delegation at 4th Eastern Economic Forum

The President of Mongolia, Khaltmaagiin Battulga heads the delegation of his state to the 4th Eastern Economic Forum, which takes place in Vladivostok on 11–13 September. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the Russian Federation Banzragch Delgermaa made this statement at a meeting in Moscow with Anton Kobyakov, Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation, Executive Secretary of the Organizing Committee of the Eastern Economic Forum. The Ambassador noted that this would be the second visit of the Mongolian leader to Russia for the Eastern Economic Forum.

Banzragch Delgermaa emphasized that about 80 officials and business representatives of Mongolia are to participate in the Eastern Economic Forum, noting that “the trade turnover between the two countries grew by 40% within the seven months of 2018”.

At the meeting, the parties discussed the programme of events of the Mongolian delegation at EEF 2018. The details of holding a bilateral meeting of the leaders of Russia and Mongolia at the Forum received particular attention. Before that, they have already met in June this year during the SCO summit in Qingdao, PRC. Also, the option of Mongolian delegation to visit a seafood processing factory and shipyard in Primorye was discussed.

Moreover, the parties discussed the participation of Mongolian athletes in the annual International Jigoro Kano Junior Judo Tournament, which is to be held for the second time in Vladivostok under the patronage of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe.

Summing up the meeting, Anton Kobyakov expressed the hope that the participation of the representative Mongolian delegation in the events of the EEF 2018 will contribute to the expansion of substantive Russia–Mongolia cooperation. “I am confident that the second visit of the President of Mongolia to the Forum will be an important milestone in the development of relations between the two states,” Anton Kobyarov emphasized.

Reference Information

The Eastern Economic Forum

The Eastern Economic Forum is held annually with the objective of facilitating the accelerated development of the Russian Far East’s economy and expanding international cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region in accordance with the Executive order of the President of the Russian Federation No. 250 of 19 May 2015.

The 2018 Eastern Economic Forum will be held in Vladivostok from 11–13 September. Far Eastern Federal University’s (FEFU) campus on Russkiy Ostrov will serve as the forum’s venue.

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The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of international conventions, exhibitions, and public events.

The Roscongress Foundation was founded in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential and strengthening the country’s image by organizing international conventions, exhibitions, and public events. The Foundation develops substantive content for such events, providing companies and organizations with advice, information, and expert guidance, and offering comprehensive evaluation, analysis, and coverage of the Russian and global economic agendas. It offers administrative services and promotional support for business projects and helps to attract investment, including in the form of public-private partnerships.

Today, its annual programme includes events held from Montevideo to Vladivostok, offering an opportunity to bring together global business leaders, experts, the media, and government officials in one place, creating favourable conditions for dialogue and the promotion of new ideas and projects, and assisting in the creation of social enterprise and charity projects.

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