MINSK, 27 October (BelTA) - The CIS Council of Permanent Plenipotentiary Representatives discussed the preparations for the next session of the CIS Council of Heads of Government during a meeting on 27 October, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
“The meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of Government will be held on 6 November via a video link due to the the epidemiological situation in the CIS countries. The heads of government will consider a plan of measures to implement the first stage (2021-2025) of the CIS economic development strategy for the period up to 2030. This is a fairly extensive document, which includes more than 300 items, covers all aspects of the social and economic development of the CIS countries and aims to create decent living conditions for citizens of the CIS countries,” Uzbekistan's Permanent Plenipotentiary Representatives in the CIS, Ambassador to Belarus Nasirjan Yusupov told the media.
The CIS representatives reviewed the activities of the CIS Interstate Fund for Humanitarian Cooperation, and the participation of the CIS countries in the 28th Minsk International Book Fair, one of the events envisaged in a plan of action to celebrate the CIS 30th anniversary.
“2021 is the year of the 30th anniversary of the CIS. Many events will be held on this occasion. A lot has been done during this period, but more still needs to be done. Life does not stand still, and our organization must also evolve. It is expected that the next CIS summit will consider the CIS development concept until 2030,” Ambassador to Belarus Nasirjan Yusupov said.
The next meeting of the CIS Council of Permanent Plenipotentiary Representatives will be held on 24 November.