There has been discussed the prospects of cooperation with the Republic of Poland
11.11.2016 There has been discussed the prospects of cooperation with the Republic of Poland
The bilateral working meeting of the Governor of Smolensk region Alexey Ostrovskiy with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland in the Russian Federation Włodzimierz Marciniak has taken place in Administration of the region.
During the meeting the parties have discussed the state and the prospects of cooperation of Smolensk region and Poland in economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres, including, interaction in questions of youth policy.
During the discussion of topical issues and prospects of economic cooperation of Smolensk region and Republic of Poland, Alexey Ostrovskiy has noted: «In the last four years Administration of the region has taken an active course towards attraction of investments and we have a good result in the Russian Federation. Taking into account that we import such goods as the light equipment, coppers from your country, I offer you, mister Kordaś (Krzysztof Kordaś, the minister, the head of Industrial and Trade department of Embassy of the Republic of Poland in the Russian Federation), to consider a question of localization of the Polish productions in the territory of Smolensk region. It concerns woodworking and agro-industrial sectors, in particular of crop production is that production which the Polish side actively delivers to our region. It is sure, it will be favorable not only to us from the point of view of creation of jobs and increase in taxable base, but also economically to Polish producers.
Nowadays two industrial parks are under construction in the territory of Smolensk region. I support your desire to meet as often as possible in any formats both in Smolensk, and in Embassy of Poland in Moscow. Questions of economic interaction are priority for us».
Krzysztof Kordaś has noted that the economic contacts are the basis channelizing all other forms of cooperation and, not only in a business area, and has suggested to be prepared in detail for the presentation of economic capacity of Smolensk region to carry out it next year with involvement of representatives of the Polish business in the territory of Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Moscow.
«Administration of Smolensk region has a considerable experience of holding the similar presentations as in the trade missions of a number of the states in Moscow, and in the territory of those countries in which attraction of investments we are interested», – Alexey Ostrovskiy has declared, having charged to the deputies supervising the questions discussed at the meeting together with the Polish side in details to work preparation of this presentation, having included the information on tourist potential and cultural sights of Smolensk region.
Further the parties have discussed questions of humanitarian cooperation, including activity of the public organizations uniting the Poles living in the territory of the region.