SPIEF-2019. Dmitry Artyukhov plans to sign agreements with fuel and energy companies and regions
16:23 6 июня 2019
Категории: News in English
On the 6th of June Saint Petersburg is hosting the St. Petersburg international economic forum. The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Tigran Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Moldova Igor Dodon, the first Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, the Minister of Finances Anton Siluanov are participating in it.
As it should be noted, the Governor of Yamal Dmitry Artyukhov is also participating in the forum. He plans to sign agreements on social and economic cooperation with fuel and energy enterprises and regions. The head of Yamal will participate in the panel session of the forum “Discovering Harmony With the Planet and Understanding Global Trends in Ecotourism”.
The SPIEF business program consists of four thematic blocks: “The global economy in search for balance”, “The Russian economy: achieving national development goals”, “Technologies shaping the future”, “People first”. Traditionally, they are unified by the key theme of the forum, this year it is designated as “Forming the agenda of sustainable development”. The Plenary session of the forum will be the main event of the day on the 7th of June. Traditionally it is dedicated to the main theme of the SPIEF; President of Russia Vladimir Putin will participate in it.
The meeting between Vladimir Putin and President of China Xi Jinping, who is heading the delegation of the People’s Republic of China at the SPIEF, is a very expected event. The delegation of China is the largest in number at this forum — more than a thousand people will come to St. Petersburg. The Russian-Chinese Energy Business Forum is also being held within the SPIEF.
The SPIEF sports program is dedicated to preparation of St. Petersburg for matches of the European football championship in 2020. During the forum the Euro 2020 volunteer program will be launched, and citizens will be able to experience the taste of previous victories and the atmosphere of the future football festival in the Football Park near the Peter and Paul fortress.
The presentation of the project of tourist and recreational cluster in the city of Kronshtadt, in which it is supposed to involve the famous Kronshtadt Islands – forts, is one more important project for the northern capital. The project will be presented within the panel session “Key Principles for Establishing Tourist and Recreational Zones”, where Moscow, the Curonian Spit, Altai, Krasnodar Krai and Primorsky Krai will share successful practices.
SPIEF will be completed on the 8th of June. On this day experts will continue dialogues on digitalization of economy, issues of medicaments supply, demography and migration.
In previous years the forum participants had the opportunity to finish their visit to St. Petersburg on a fantastically beautiful note: to see the passage of the ship under scarlet sails and fireworks, which the city arranges for school-leavers in honor of finishing school. This year the SPIEF is being held earlier than usual, but the goodbye note will still sound. According to “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”, SPIEF Music Fest “From classics to rock” will take place on Palace Square. “The popular Russian rock band “Bi-2” will perform, being accompanied by the symphonic orchestra under the leadership of the honored artist of Russia Felix Aranovsky.