The Nizhny Novgorod region and Abkhazia may establish a joint venture for agricultural processing


The Nizhny Novgorod region and Abkhazia consider the possibility of establishing joint ventures for production and processing of agricultural products, said the Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region Valery Shantsev.

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, 29 Jan. The Nizhny Novgorod region and Abkhazia consider the possibility of establishing joint ventures for production and processing of agricultural products, said the Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region Valery Shantsev.

In Thursday the Nizhniy Novgorod Governor and the Ambassador of Abkhazia Igor ahba in Nizhny Novgorod discussed the prospects of cooperation, in particular, they talked about supplies of agricultural products and automobiles, as well as the development of tourism.

“We talked about that in the field of import substitution, which we are now undertaking, it is important to ensure food security. It should, of course, are now engaged in the intensification of mutual supplies and to create a joint venture, we have agreed to do, production and processing (agricultural goods) on the territory of Abkhazia and the Nizhny Novgorod region. It will be very useful,” said Shantsev told reporters. According to him, the sides also discussed the possibility of supplies to Abkhazia vehicles produced by “GAZ Group”.

The ahba noted that “the issues presented by the Governor will definitely have a future in our relations.”

The parties highlighted the development of cooperation in the field of tourism. According to the Ambassador, last year Abkhazia was visited by about 3 million Russians, of which about 300 thousand residents of Nizhny Novgorod. The goal is to increase the number of tourists from the Nizhny Novgorod region, said the ahba.

“Then put (task) that everyone Nizhegorodets traveled to Abkhazia”, — said Shantsev.

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