Strengthening of business partnership of SCO countries can become serious factor of maintenance of steady economic growth in the region - Putin
31/10/2008, Kazakhstan Today
Astana. October 31. Kazakhstan Today - Strengthening of business partnership of the SCO member countries can become a serious factor of maintenance of steady economic growth in the region. The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, said on Thursday at the press conference, following the results of the session of the Council of Prime Ministers of the SCO member states, the agency reports.
"Strengthening our business partnership, realization of joint large initiatives can become a serious factor of maintenance of steady economic growth in the region," V. Putin said.
"Taking into account changing realities we considered and approved new edition of the plan of measures on realization of the program of multilateral trade and economic cooperation," he reminded.
According to the Russian Prime Minister, in this program concrete steps on further strengthening of cooperation in various spheres of our partnership have been defined." "Special attention will be given to support of large investment projects in development of infrastructure, construction, energy, transport and high technologies," the Prime Minister of the Russian government emphasized.
"All the parties expressed interest in cooperation development in these areas. The Prime Minister of the Chinese National Republic confirmed its intention to further participate in these investment projects and in crediting joined work," V. Putin concluded.
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