The issues of economic interaction within the CIS and the drafts of a number of documents were discussed at a meeting of the CIS Economic Council, which took place today in Moscow on the sidelines of the Eurasian Congress. The Turkmen delegation at the meeting was headed by the Counselor of the Embassy in the Russian Federation Serdar Durdyev.
Opening the meeting, Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee Sergei Lebedev noted that “in the difficult conditions caused by the pandemic, it was possible to maintain a positive dynamic of interaction in the Commonwealth space, mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields”.
According to the press service of the CIS Executive Committee, a wide range of economic and social issues were presented for signing within the framework of the meeting. In particular, the meeting participants discussed the draft Agreement on free trade in services, the establishment, activities and implementation of investments of the member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States. In addition, they heard information “On the activities of the Coordination Council of the heads of tax services of the CIS member states in 2016–2020”, as well as “On the Quality of Life Standards”.
The next meeting of the Economic Council will be held on March 18, 2022 in Moscow at the World Trade Center, on the same day the International Economic Forum will be held.