15 June 1999
DAILY REVIEW FROM TATARSTAN
Regional Economic Forum In St. Petersburg
Russia's Federation Council and the Commonwealth of Indpendent States' parliamentary assembly opened an Economic Forum with the assistance of Russian President Boris Yeltsin and Tatarstan's Cabinet of Ministers on 15 June in St. Petersburg, Tatarinform reported. Regional and federal government leaders are expected to attend the forum's round tables on the economic integration of CIS countries and Russia into the world economy. Participants are also to discuss Russian regional investment projects.
Tatarstan will be represented at the forum by State Council chairman Farit Mukhametshin and First Deputy Minister of Economy and Industry Rafis Burganov.
Compiled by Iskender Nurmi