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24 May 2023, 09:00

2,700 people from over 50 countries to attend Eurasian Economic Forum

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MINSK, 24 May (BelTA) – Over 2,700 people representing government agencies, business communities, international organizations and media from more than 50 countries will take part in the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum due in Moscow on 24-25 May, BelTA learned from the press service of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC).

The theme of the forthcoming Eurasian Economic Forum is Eurasian Integration in the Multipolar World. “The Eurasian Economic Forum in Moscow will set in motion a series of key events in the EAEU in the year of 2023 when Russia presides over the organization. I am sure that the forum will be a great opportunity to have a comprehensive discussion of the key tasks facing the EAEU, like development of an interaction strategy for our countries, promotion of trade, creation of a single market, digitalization and cooperation with other associations,” Chairman of the EEC Board Mikhail Myasnikovich said.

A plenary session with the participation of the EAEU heads of state will be the central event of the forum. One of the key discussions at the forum will revolve around the EAEU priorities 2030+. The participants of the respective session will discuss the preparation of new long-term plans and identify the main areas of interaction for the period up to 2030 and 2045. Taking part in the discussion are to be Belarus' Deputy Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Alexei Overchuk, First Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan Adylbek Kasymaliev, Chairman of the EEC Board Mikhail Myasnikovich.

All in all, 35 business sessions will be held during the forum. They will be grouped into seven thematic areas: Human Capital, Technology and Cooperation, EAEU in a Changing World, Eurasian Alignment, as well as EAEU Internal Market, Cooperation between Customs Services, Competition and Public Procurement, and also Strategic Block and block of the EAEU Business Council.

Belarus is to be represented by Energy Minister Viktor Karankevich, Labor and Social Security Minister Irina Kostevich, Education Minister Andrei Ivanets, representatives of the Industry Ministry, Economy Ministry, Agriculture and Food Ministry, Healthcare Ministry, the Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade, Communications and Informatization Ministry, the National Bank , the National Academy of Sciences, the State Control Committee, other departments, as well as the business community, public associations and universities.

BelTA is an information partner of the Eurasian Economic Forum.

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