The authorities of Bashkiria are ready every year to provide venue for business meetings at the forum. The head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov noted that this year the event came to 1.5 thousand participants from 51 countries.
UFA, 22 Oct. Ramil Salikhov. The small business forum of the regions of the SCO and BRICS will be a good platform to establish business links between Russian and foreign entrepreneurs, Bashkiria are ready every year to hold such meetings, said the head of the region Rustem Khamitov at the opening of the forum in Ufa on Thursday.
In the capital of Bashkortostan is held the forum of small and medium businesses of the countries participating in the SCO and BRICS. The event came to 1.5 thousand representatives of business associations and authorities, representatives of the expert community, as well as official foreign and regional delegations, representatives of the SCO and BRICS.
“Today small and medium businesses represent a turbulent environment which by the random search method finds business partners. At the same time, there is a need to establish direct relations between businessmen of the SCO countries and the BRICS, and with countries which would like to interact with our small business. We suggested this format — a forum, and this proposal was approved by President Vladimir Putin”, — said Khamitov.
According to him, the forum organizers did not expect such a reaction from the foreign business to the invitation. “Arrived 1.5 thousand of representatives from 51 countries, and we are very pleased that such a large number of entrepreneurs have come here to see how will the forum, and to find partners to establish good business relations”, — said the head of the region.
He noted that if the business community will like the idea of this format of communication, the authorities of Bashkiria are ready every year to provide venue for business meetings at the forum.