12.11.2012 Official reception of the delegation of the Consulate General of Ukraine in Nizhny Novgorod by the Head of the city of Izhevsk
On 12thof November, 2012 the Head of the city of Izhevsk Mr. Alexander Ushakov received the official delegation of the Consulate General of Ukraine in Nizhny Novgorod headed by the Consul General Mr. Igor Melnichuk.Consul for economic affairs Mr. Dmitry Kolomiec was also present at the meeting.
During the reception the Head of Izhevsk underlined the importance of such meetings for the development of international relations not only in the sphere of culture but in the economic sphere as well. Moreover, there are already some results of collaboration with Ukraine: participation of the capital of the Udmurt Republic in the joint project of the Council of Europe and European Commission “Intercultural cities” that has been implemented since 2008 contributes to strengthening bilateral relations. One of Izhevsk partners within the frames of this project is the Ukrainian city Melitopol. In the near future the Agreement on collaboration between these two cities will be signed. For Izhevsk this partnership is of huge importance. During the meeting Mr. Ushakov observed that the Agreement will favour strengthening and development of collaboration in spheres of economy, culture, education, science, information, etc., will help realization of mutual economic, scientific, technical and cultural projects.
Special attention was also given to the problem of development mutually beneficial partner relations between the capital of Udmurtia and fraternal country of Ukraine. Ways of collaboration and future perspectives had been defined.