Deputy PM participating in St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

2019-06-07 14:22:24

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A Mongolian delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister U.Enkhtuvshin is taking part in the 23rd St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, being held in St. Petersburg, Russia on June 6-8 under the auspices of the President of the Russian Federation.

Deputy PM U.Enkhtuvshin, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Tigran Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Moldova Igor Dodon, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, and Member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Vietnam and Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyễn Văn Bình addressed the forum taking place under the key topic of 'Creating a Sustainable Development Agenda', sharing their positions on international cooperation.

The Deputy PM of Mongolia commended the forum for its advancement to a crucial platform for addressing economic and investment issues challenging the world, regions, and developing countries. To make the optimum use of its geographical location that can connect two major states/two continents, Mongolia is working to implement the Program on the Establishment of Mongolia-Russia-China Economic Corridor by harmonizing its Development Road program with the EEC operation and China’s Belt and Road Initiative, he informed.

During the forum, Deputy PM U.Enkhtuvshin met with Aide to the Russian President Igor Levitin to discuss celebration of the 80th anniversary of the Victory of Khalkh Gol Battles, participation of Mongolian representatives in the Eastern Economic Forum to be held in Vladivostok, Russia this September together with some issues of bilateral cooperation. He met also with Russian First Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, talking on the recent successful organization of the 22nd meeting of the Mongolia-Russia Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation and touching upon the further development of bilateral cooperation.