Representatives of 40 countries confirmed their participation in the Russian Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in 2022, the press service of Roscongress announced on Thursday.
“Such significant interest underlines that the forum has become the most sought-after global business platform for expanding international cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region. We expect the participation of foreign leaders and high-level guests,” Executive Secretary of the organizing committee of the EEF-2022 Anton Kobyakov said.
In addition, Kobyakov pointed out that the forum’s business program will be dedicated to the most pressing issues of the development of the Far East, the global and regional economy, and international cooperation, as well as the discussion of the trajectory of overcoming the crisis.
The 7th EEF includes more than 70 business events. Around 4,000 delegates and media representatives are expected to attend the Forum in 2022.
Russian Leader Vladimir Putin will take part in the forum in September, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday.
“<…> Both October and November are quite full [in terms of agenda]. In September, naturally, the president will fly to the Far East,” Peskov stated. He also indicated that in the Far East Putin plans to take part in the Eastern Economic Forum. “Yes,” he said.