Aug 19, 2019 11:21 AM

Vladimir Putin and APR Leaders to Take Part in EEF 2019 Plenary Session

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga will take part in the plenary meeting of the 5th Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok on 4–6 September, Russian Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said. 


“The main event of the forum – the plenary session – will take place on 5 September. This year, along with our president, it will be attended by the Indian prime minister, Japanese prime minister, Malaysian prime minister as well as the Mongolian president. The plenary session will be moderated by ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos”, Peskov said.


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 2019 Eastern Economic Forum will be held in Vladivostok from 4–6 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, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, and helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.

The Foundation’s events draw more than 80,000 participants each year from 206 countries, with more than 10,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and

professional expertise provided by 2,500 people working in Russia and abroad. In addition, it works in close cooperation with economic partners from 93 countries worldwide.

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