Official delegation of Izhevsk took part in the International forum in the twin city of Xining (China)
On 10 – 12 of June 2014 the city of Xining - a twin city of Izhevsk since 2002 - held “2014 Xining International Forum and Cool Cities International forum”. By invitation of the Mayor of Xining, Izhevsk has sent a representative to participate in the event - deputy of the Izhevsk City Council Mr. Alfred Zinnatullin, technical director of the “Avtoremzavod” LLC.
The theme of the forum was chosen based on the growing anxiety of the world about the environmental problems and perspectives of creating ecological society. The forum was planned as a platform for a dialogue on the “green” development of cities, rational use of cultural and tourist resources, international cooperation in the ecological sphere and so on.
During the forum Mr. Zinnatullin gave a speech on the importance of dealing with ecological challenges and the need to develop ecological city practices. He also expressed the willingness of Izhevsk authorities to cooperate with the twin city of Xining.