Assam Signs MoU with Sakhalin Region of Russian Federation
GUWAHATI: Government of Assam signed an MoU with the Government of the Sakhalin Region (Russian Federation) on Trade-Economic, Scientific-Technical and Humanitarian Cooperation.
The agreement was signed during the ongoing St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPEIF) at St. Petersburg, Russia.
Assam Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary has represented the State in the Forum while Commissioner, Industries and Commerce, Dr KK Dwivedi has a
lso accompanied him.
As per the MoU, both the parties shall promote establishment of mutually-profitable cooperation for deepening of understanding and mutual interests of the people of the two countries for further implementation of joint projects in economic, social, scientific, cultural and educational spheres of mutual interest.
They also agreed cooperation in the spheres of trade and investments; education; science and technology; processing of agricultural and fishing industry products; woodworking; coal mining; culture and arts; tourism, sports and youth policy etc.
The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum serves as a platform for the discussion of key issues in the world economy, regional integration and new developments in new industrial and technological sectors.