Meeting of the Business Council for cooperation with Pakistan

    09 July 2011

Head of the St. Petersburg branch of the Business Council Sergei Mikaelian , his deputy Asif Siddiqui and Executive Director of the Council Eugene Bugaev participated in a meeting of the Business Council for cooperation with Pakistan, which took place in the Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation in Moscow.

Gennady Seleznev, chairman of the Business Council, opened and chaired the meeting. He informed the audience that it had been decided to transform the Business Council into a legal entity, non-commercial partnership. He also invited participants to attend the investment forum which would be held in Karachi on October 20-21.
Sergei Mikaelian in his speech said that many of St. Petersburg developer, energy, investment and financial companies had shown interest and willingness to establish bilateral business and partnerships with Pakistani companies.

In conclusion, head of the Trade Mission of the Embassy of Pakistan in the Russian Federation, Mohhamad Ilyas Gori informed the audience about upcoming meeting of Russian-Pakistani intergovernmental commission in November, as well as determining the possibility of major infrastructure projects in Pakistan with participation of Russian companies.