Speaker of the Parliament pays an official visit to Russia
Summary: Speaker of the Parliament M. Enkhbold is paying an official visit to Russia. His first meeting was with the Chairman of the Supreme Council of the United Russia Political Party (URP), Boris Vyacheslavovich Gryzlow, to discuss cooperation between the URP and MPP. Gryzlow noted that the two political parties should pay special attention to implementing over 30 projects in transport, roads, infrastructure, and energy to establish an economic corridor between Mongolia, Russia, and China. Gryzlow stated, “Even though the trade turnover as of last year was 1.1 billion USD, an increase of six-fold since 2000, it still needs to increase.” M. Enkhbold voiced his support for establishing the economic corridor and implementing projects to support it. M. Enkhbold and Gryzlow signed a cooperation document on behalf of their parties at the end of the meeting. During the Speaker's visit, CEO of Development Bank of Mongolia B. Batbayar and Andrei Ivanov of Russia’s Sberbank signed a memorandum of understanding to pursue further investment by Sberbank in Mongolia.
Keywords: bilateral relations, Russia
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