Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Mdm. Valentina Matvienko met with Malaysian business circles.
Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Mdm. Valentina Matvienko met with Malaysian businessmen in the framework of her official visit to Malaysia. The meeting took place on March 15, 2016.
The meeting was organized by the Russian Business Council for Cooperation with Malaysia from Russian side and Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI) from Malaysian side. Among participants were CEOs of major Malaysian companies and Russian officials.
During the business lunch in honour of Mdm.Matvienko all participants exchanged frank views in an open dialogue between interested parties about ways of developing bilateral contacts in investment, technology, humanitarian ties and culture. During discussion participants also touched upon issues of trade and economic partnership of Russia and Malaysia and perspective of business ties broadening.
Russian side was represented by the Deputy Chairman of the Council of the Federation, Member of the group for cooperation of the Council of Federation with Parliaments of Asian and African countries Mr. Ilyas Umahanov, Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Constitutional Legislation, Judicial and Legal Affairs Mr. Andrey Klishas, Chairman of the Council of the Federation Committee on Defense and Security Mr. Victor Ozerov, First Deputy Chairman of the Council of the Federation House Rules and Parliamentary Performance Management Committee Ms. Nadezhda Boltenko, Chairman of the Parliament of the Republic of Osetia-Alaniya Mr. Alexey Machnev and Chairman of the Government Council of Tatarstan Republic Mr. Farid Mukhametshin.
During the meeting, the Business Council and ASLI signed an Agreement for cooperation and establishment of the Russian-Malaysian Business Council.