The organizing Committee on preparation for SCO summit made recommendations to Chelyabinsk

© Fotolia / Natalia Ivanoviches. Archival photoThe organizing Committee on preparation for SCO summit made recommendations to Chelyabinsk© Fotolia / Natalia Ivanova

The organizing Committee on preparation and carrying out in Chelyabinsk in 2020 summits of the SCO and BRICS recommended the regional authorities to intensify efforts on all fronts on the eve of the event, reported the press service of the Fund Recongress.

In Chelyabinsk held an interagency meeting chaired by the adviser to the President of the Russian Federation, Deputy Chairman — Executive Secretary of organizing Committee on preparation and ensuring of Russian presidency in the Shanghai cooperation organization in 2019-2020, and in BRICS in 2020 Anton Kobyakov.

«Without a doubt, Chelyabinsk will become the center of the political world in 2020 thanks to the implementation of the summits of SCO and BRICS… Systematic work on the preparation of Chelyabinsk has been ongoing for 2.5 years, however, the remaining time must be activated across the Board for quality assurance of the forthcoming Russian chairmanship», — quotes the press service of the Anton Kobyakov.

As reported at the meeting, the SCO Deputy Secretary General Vladimir Potapenko is the fifth SCO summit in Russia after Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Ufa. «And this is the first summit to be held in our country with a qualitatively different composition, which is now the eight member States of the SCO. This is a very large organization that brings together 42% of the population… In Ufa was started the enlargement process of the structure, I do not exclude that during the Russian presidency the enlargement process will continue,» he said.

According to the Governor of the Chelyabinsk region Boris Dubrovsky, the stages of preparation of the city are grouped into four local project: reconstruction of the airport and the airport Balandino, creation of a placement of leaders, delegates and staff, the identification of venues, the formation of new urban environment of Chelyabinsk, is added to the message.

Following the meeting were given additional instructions on directions and deadlines for their implementation, said the press service.