Russian Leningrad chamber to declare 2011 'Turkey Year'

Leningrad Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russian Federation will announce 2011 as "Turkey Year" on December 17.

Russian Leningrad chamber to declare 2011 'Turkey Year'

Leningrad Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Russian Federation will announce 2011 as "Turkey Year" on December 17.

A ceremony will take place on the occassion in St Petersburg, the biggest city of the region, on Friday. Ankara Chamber of Industry (ASO) Chairman Nurettin Ozdebir will attend the ceremony.

Ozdebir, speaking to A.A correspondent, stated that a delegation of Leningrad Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry visited Turkey after Russian President Dimitry Medvedev's visit in May and the two chambers signed a protocol.

Ozdebir said the Russian delegation visited ASO 1st Organized Industry Zone in Sincan region in Ankara and admired this place. "Leningrad Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman Rashid Ismagilov later sent me a letter and asked for my support to established an Organized Industrial Zone in Leningrad Region," he said.

"We paid a two-day visit to St. Petersburg in July and searched for a place to construct Organized Industry Zone. We paid a second visit afterwards," he said.

He said during the second visit on November 8-10, a protocol was signed between the Russian party and Turkish Company Ronesans Construction for the infrastructure investments in question," he said.

Ozdebir said executives of Leningrad Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry were affected by the endeavors of ASO and decided to announce 2011 as "Turkey Year" in Leningrad Region.

"I attach high importance to this event. I hope the activities will make significant contribution on economic relations as well as promotion of Turkey," he said.

Leningrad Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry was established on August 1, 1927. Located in the North-West of the Russian Federation, it covers the area of 85 900 km² and shares borders with Finland and Estonia, and also neighboring with five other administrative regions of the Russian Federation.


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