PRESIDENT OF THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY OF ABKHAZIA TAMILA MERTSKHULAVA TOOK PART IN THE FIRST ABKHAZ INVESTMENT FORUM, WHICH WAS HELD AT THE INITIATIVE OF THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF ABKHAZIA IN SOCHI.
President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Abkhazia Tamila Mertskhulava took part in the first Abkhaz Investment Forum, which was held at the initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Abkhazia in Sochi.
Within the framework of the forum, a presentation of high-quality content about Abkhazia was held for interested representatives of the business community.
President of the Chamber provided information on the topic: "The role of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Abkhazia and Russia in the development of Abkhaz-Russian economic relations."
“Economic cooperation between Abkhazia and Russia is actively carried out thanks to intergovernmental agreements. More than 100 agreements on mutual cooperation between the Abkhaz Chamber and the regional chambers of the Russian Federation have been signed, as well as chambers of the North Caucasian Federal District and the Southern Federal District, in particular with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Sochi. Official representative offices of the chamber have been opened in St. Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod,” said Mertskhulava.
She noted that today, mutually beneficial relations are developing between the chambers of Russia and Abkhazia in various areas of the socio-economic sphere. However, in these relations there are many reserves that contribute to the further modernization of foreign economic cooperation and the formation of an integrated economic system in the future, in particular, between the Republic of Abkhazia and the southern regions of the Russian Federation, which are part of the Southern and North Caucasian Federal Districts.
“I am convinced that the level of our interaction in the future will only increase on the basis of mutual trust, since the history of Abkhaz-Russian relations is a history of friendship and mutual assistance!” - summed up Tamila Mertskhulava.