On the 9th of March, it became known that Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved the date of the International Economic Forum, which will be held in Saint Petersburg.
The decree was published today on the official web portal dedicated to legal information. In accordance with this document, one of the major and most important congresses of this kind will be held in Russia from the 18th till the 21st of May, 2016.
The RF Minister of Justice, Alexander Konovalov, will be personally engaged in the preparations for the upcoming event. To remind you, despite Western sanctions imposed upon Russia, over 3,500 delegates from more than 80 countries took part in last year’s St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2015).