In the multimedia press center of Sputnik Abkhazia, the Sukhum-New York video bridge was held on the work of the offices of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Abkhazia and on the activities of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in promoting a positive image of Abkhazia in Russia and abroad.
Six official representations in six countries, 80 representatives in 40 countries - the figures that were voiced by CCI vice-president Tamila Mertskhulava in the press center to Sputnik.
At the same time, she noted that the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Abkhazia does not expect short-term results of work, the fruits will be visible in the long term.
"Everything that is done in the republic by citizens and organizations, every victory, albeit small, but a kind of piggy bank, which in the future can play a positive role in order to recognize our independence by the world community," said Mertskhulava.
During the video bridge on communication from New York with the Sputnik press center there was an expert on foreign relations and investments of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Abkhazia Lana Basariya who told about the Abkhazian cultural evening that she organized in America.
"Writers and journalists who write in travel magazines were invited to the evening, mainly we focused on the culture and traditions of the country." Unfortunately, very few people knew about Abkhazia, frankly, no one at all I knew, they were surprised, and they discovered such a small and beautiful country, "Lana Basaria remarked.
Thanks to the representative offices and representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the arrival of journalists is expected, to the so-called press tour. This is a project of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which was launched last year in order to popularize Abkhazia.