Delegation of METROPOL Group of Companies takes part in the VII Baikal Economic Forum.
The VII Baikal Economic Forum opened at Irkutsk. This year it
was attended by delegates from 28 countries, representatives of 15
regions of Russia. The main theme of this Forum, as emphasized by
the Vice Chairman of the Federation Council of Russian Federation
Aleksander Torshin, is a "public policy of development in the
Baikal region and the Far East and the prospects of integration and
cooperation with countries in the Asia-Pacific region". According
to him, it is on the development of these macro-regions that
further development of the Asia-Pacific region will largely
The delegation of METROPOL Group of Companies was headed at the
Forum by Director General of the MBC Corporation Ilya Okhtyrskiy
who took part in the plenary session. As part of the exhibition
BEF-2011 the booths of METROPOL Group of Companies were deployed,
dedicated to the activities of the MBC Corporation, Foundation for
assistance on preservation of Lake Baikal, as well as
multifunctional tourist complex "Baikal Harbour", which METROPOL
Group of Companies creates at Lake Baikal in the «Baikal harbor»
Special Economic Zone of tourism and vacation type.
Tomorrow, September 13, 2011, BEF-2011 will continue its work: the
discussions in the format of "round tables" are scheduled.