Today the Finnish city of Kajaani is a venue for the session of the Executive Committee of Euroregio Karelia. Our republic is represented there by the official delegation led by Valentin Chmil, Deputy Head of the Republic of Karelia and Minister of Economic Development.
Co-Chairmen of the Executive Committee of Euroregio Karelia Valentin Chmil and Pentti Malinen, Mayor of the Regional Council of Kainuu, addressed their words of welcome to the meeting participants. Minister of Economic Development of Karelia will also make a report on development of seaports in Kem and Byelomorsk.
The program director Marko Ruokangas will present a review of implementation of the Karelia program of cross-border cooperation between the European Union and Russia in 2007-2013 and will tell about preparation of the program for 2014-2020.
Participants of the session will also discuss other issues.