Investment projects of Yamal will be presented on the forum in Switzerland
14:33 9 июня 2014
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A deputy governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, the director of the regional department of international and external economic relations Alexander Mazharov will participate in work of the first Swiss-Russian investment forum.
It will take place from the 10th to the 14th of June in the town Lugano (Switzerland). Alexander Mazharov will speak on the presentation dedicated to investment attractiveness of Yamal and prospective projects being fulfilled in the region. Besides, he will meet with the mayor of Lugano and representatives of Swiss business circles, will visit social and cultural objects, including the exhibition of the photo-artist Alessandra Meniconzi. Works about Yamal will be there.
By the information given to IA «Sever-Press» in the press-service of the governor of Yamal, diplomatic relations between the arctic region and cantons of Switzerland were set several years ago. In June of 2010 the official visit of the delegation of Yamal headed by the governor Dmitriy Kobylkin to the town Bern (the Canton of Zurich) took place for activating of trade and economic cooperation, attracting of investments and arranging of business contacts with Swiss business circles. In October of the same year the delegation of the Canton of Zurich visited Salekhard. Then it was decided to sign the bilateral legal act about cooperation in economic and socio-cultural spheres. Cooperation on development of tourism in Yamal, organizing of export of products from Yamal to Zurich and import of Swiss technologies in the spheres of health protection and railroad building were recognized as priority. In June of 2012 Dmitriy Kobylkin and the chairperson of the government of the Canton of Zurich mister Stocker signed the memorandum about cooperation for 5 years. The document is directed to considerable activation of trade relations, scientific and technical cooperation and also development of business relations in innovative, scientific and research work, social and cultural, sports life, in the sphere of high technologies and tourism. As it is noted in the press-service, interest from the side of Yamal and the cantons of Switzerland to socioeconomic cooperation in different sectors grows every day.