Embassy Information

Russian Ambassadors visit to the province of Eskişehir

Russian Ambassador H.E. Vladimir Ivanovskiy along with Russian Trade Representative Mr. Tofik Melikov paid a working visit to the region on the 24th of September upon invitation by the Governor of Eskişehir.

The Russian delegation held talks with the Governor Mr. Kadir Koçdemir, the administration of the Chamber of Commerce and met with the local entrepreneurs.

During the contacts the parties conducted a valuable discussion pertaining to the possibilities of establishing trade, economic and humanitarian ties between Eskiehir and Russias regions. The Turkish side expressed its willingness to develop cooperation with appropriate Russian partners on basis of mutual benefit. Specifically, the Eskişehir administration has decided to send a delegation to Russias Kostroma region to study potential fields of cooperation.

In the wake of the fact that the International Organization of Turkic Culture (TURKSOY) has proclaimed the city of Eskişehir the Cultural Capital of the Turkic World of 2013, the provinces authorities requested assistance in obtaining relevant information and reference materials from the Russian Federations regions having the status of observer members in the above mentioned organisation.