The Voronezh Region and the Republic of Turkey have agreed on comprehensive cooperation
The Russian-Turkish business forum was held in Voronezh. The purpose of the delegation's arrival in the region, led by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey to the Russian Federation, Husein Dirioz, was the development and strengthening of contacts between Turkish and Russian companies, as well as discussion of possible joint investment projects and foreign trade transactions.
The organizers of the large-scale business forum were the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, the branch of the Russian trade representation in Istanbul, the Russian-Turkish Business Council, the Council for Foreign Economic Relations of Turkey (DEIK), the government of the Voronezh Region, and the Union of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Voronezh Region. Turkish enterprises and organizations of financial, construction, industrial, agricultural sector, pharmaceutical sector, as well as large retail operators were invited to the forum.
The Governor of the Voronezh region Alexey Gordeev addressed the participants with a welcoming speech. He drew the attention of the guests to the already positive experience of the joint work of the Republic of Turkey and the Voronezh region - currently there are 6 enterprises in the region with the participation of Turkish capital. The head of the region expressed his hope that the business forum will help to open a new page in the trade-economic and humanitarian relations between Russia and Turkey.
The head of the Department on Economic Development Anatoly Bukreev gave a special presentation on competitive advantages of the Voronezh region. He said that the region is one of the leading regions of Russia for several years. The Voronezh region took top five on gross agricultural production and industrial growth. These results achieved through investment policy pursued by the regional government, which is aimed at business facilitation.
An agreement on cooperation was signed between the Committee for Foreign Economic Relations of Turkey and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Voronezh region. The cooperation will be organized in agriculture, industry, health and tourism.