Meeting of the Russian-Portuguese intergovernmental Commission will be held in Kazan in the autumn

© RIA Novosti / Roman to Kuchinarai in fotobounce the city of Kazan. Archival photoMeeting of the Russian-Portuguese intergovernmental Commission will be held in Kazan in the autumn© RIA Novosti / Roman to Kuchinarai the image Bank

Meeting of the Russian-Portuguese intergovernmental Commission on economic, industrial and scientific-technical cooperation will be held in September in Kazan, the press service of the President of Tatarstan on the results of the meeting of Rustam Minnikhanov with Minister of economy of Portugal, co-chair of the Russian-Portuguese intergovernmental Commission Manuel Caldeira Cabral.

Minnikhanov at the head of the Tatarstan delegation attended a two-day working visit Portugal. During the visit, were held meetings with representatives of the government and of Parliament, took place the business forum «Republic of Tatarstan», which was submitted to the economic and investment potential of the Republic, visited the science and technology Park Taguspark. In particular, the issues of cooperation between Tatarstan and Portugal were discussed at the meeting with the Minister of economy of Portugal.

The press service of the President of Tatarstan indicates that the Minnikhanov suggested Cabral as co-chair of the Russian-Portuguese intergovernmental Commission «to consider the possibility to hold the next meeting of the Commission in Kazan in September this year», assuring that the time for preparation is and what the co-chair of the Russian-Portuguese intergovernmental Commission, Minister of emergency situations of Russia Vladimir Puchkov has approved this proposal.

The Minister of economy of Portugal stated that it accepted the offer to hold the intergovernmental Commission meeting in Kazan. «With pleasure accept your offer» — quoted by his press service.

In General, the sides noted that business circles of Tatarstan and Portugal should cooperate more actively, and the current visit of the Tatarstan delegation will contribute to the development of bilateral relations and to promote cooperation, the report said. The sides discussed possibilities of cooperation in Economics, trade and economic relations, as well as in such areas as culture, science, education, tourism and sports.

The fifth meeting of the Russian-Portuguese intergovernmental Commission on economic, industrial and scientific-technical cooperation, chaired by the Minister of civil defence, emergencies and elimination of consequences of natural disasters Vladimir Puchkov and Minister of economy of Portugal, Manuel Cabral Caldeira took place in Lisbon in the summer of 2016.

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