On April 8-10, 2019, the 12th session of the Russian-Arab Business Council (RABC) and the 4th International Exhibition “Arabia-EXPO” were held in Moscow.
Over 1000 representatives of Russian business circles and over 500 foreign guests including government members, MPs, prominent public and political figures and Arab businessmen participated in these events.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov took part in the opening session and read out the greeting from the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin to the participants of the RABC session.
At the invitation of the Organizing Committee for the Session of the RABC and the International Exhibition “Arabia-EXPO”, the RCSCAA Vice-President Andrey Glebovich Baklanov took part in these events.
On the initiative of the Arab side, he met with the President of the Union of Arab Chambers of Commerce and Industry Mohammed Abdel Said, as well as with the heads of a number of delegations who attended the forum.
The RCSCAA Vice-President also delivered a speech at the meeting of the Russian-Moroccan and Russian-Yemeni Business Councils, took part in the meeting of the Russian-Egyptian Business Council.
During these events and meetings, he emphasized the RCSCAA’s readiness to devote its efforts to expand and broaden interaction with the Arab countries, their public organizations and business circles.