On 16 April, the World Trade Center hosted
the 7th Conference on Interregional Cooperation between Russia and Tajikistan.
The organizers were the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian
Federation and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic
of Tajikistan with the support of the Roscongress Foundation. The first day of
the Conference included several roundtables on issues of cooperation between
countries in agriculture, logistics, trade, education and culture. For the
first time, the Conference hosted a youth forum organized by the Federal Agency
for Youth Affairs.
«Cooperation with the countries of Central Asia
is one of the priorities of the international operations of Rosmolodezh. We
approve the high class of a bilateral Youth Forum, which for the first time
takes place at the Conference on Interregional Cooperation between Russia and
Tajikistan. The level of the Forum emphasizes the high status of the Tajik
delegation under the leadership of the Chairman of the Committee for Youth and
Sports Affairs under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan Mr
Abdullozoda. Its worth noting that during the visit of
Tajik delegation to Moscow a number of bilateral documents between the
governments and public service organizations are expected to be signed. We hope
these documents will serve as an additional stimulus to promote youth bilateral
relationships between our countries,» said Alexander Bugaev, Head of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs,
at the opening of the Forum. The Chairman of the Committee for Youth and Sports
Affairs under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan Mr Akhtam Rustam
Abdullozoda emphasized that the states have close fraternal ties, a long-term
friendship of peoples and cultural co-heritage. «I am confident that todays
Forum is a remarkable example of the on-going development of RussiaTajikistan
youth initiatives and is to spark the mutual interest of young people in
strengthening the partnership and meaningful dialogue for many generations to
come,» he said.
international youth cooperation, the All-Russian Public Organization Russian
Union of Youth and the Public Organization Youth Union of Tajikistan signing
of the Memorandum of understanding in the sphere of working with young people
took place at the
RussiaTajikistan Youth Forum The Shared Path to the Economy of the Future.
Director of the EurAsEC Institute Vladimir
Lepekhin and Chairman of the State Committee on Investments and State Property
Management of Tajikistan Farrukh Hamralizoda moderated the roundtable
Cooperation in Agriculture, Logistics, Industry, Investment and Trade. The
key discussion topics were the supply of Russian agricultural equipment, the
dynamics of the Tajik food industry and Russian investors potential there, the
development of a wholesale distribution network, the integration of digital
state and municipal management, industrial cooperation, the setting up of
cooperation chains between Russian and Tajik enterprises, as well as prospects
for the development of basalt composite industry in the Republic of Tajikistan.
The second roundtable of the first day of the
Conference was on the cooperation in education and culture; moderators were
Rector of the Pushkin State Institute of the Russian Language Margarita
Rusetskaya and Minister of Education and science of the Republic of Tajikistan
Mr. Said Nuriddin. Participants discussed supporting the Russian language as
the language of education, science and business, cultural and humanitarian
cooperation, as well as student exchange programmes.
The Youth Forum discussion platforms covered
three sections Youth Tourism, Youth Entrepreneurship and Transforming the
World, Preserving the Memory, in each of which the participants discussed ways
of developing bilateral cooperation and implementing joint projects. The Youth
Forum final session presented discussion groups projects.