Representatives of the Resource Group of Companies Took Part in a Meeting with the Ambassador of Afghanistan to the Russian Federation
In early March, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the Russian Federation, Said Tayeb Jawad, met with the President of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sergei Katyrin, Economic Counselor at the Afghan Embassy in Moscow, Navid Fayz, Vice President of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vladimir Padalko and other officials.
The working meeting, which was held at the initiative of the Afghan side, was attended by the Director for Sales and Strategic Development of the Resource Group of Companies, Chairman of Business Council for Cooperation with Afghanistan, ANO Dmitry Antonov and Head of the Department for Administration of Foreign Economic Activity, GR and Inspection Work of the Resource Group, Executive Director of BCCA Renat Shigapov.
In his speech, Dmitry Antonov drew the attention of the audience to the huge potential for Russian-Afghan economic cooperation, highlighting, in particular, the sphere of the agro-industrial complex. He spoke about the successful experience of cooperation between the Resource Group on the supply of frozen poultry meat and sunflower oil to Afghanistan.
This experience and the activities of the Resource Group of Companies in international markets was highly appreciated by the Vice President of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Vladimir Padalko, who emphasized the importance of continuing to work with Afghan trading partners.
The Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan said that cooperation in the agro-industrial complex and the promotion of investments in the economy of the Republic are priorities for the country. He also noted the fact that the heads of the Business Council for Cooperation with Afghanistan are representatives of one of the leading agro-industrial holdings in Russia. Said Tayeb Jawad spoke about close and active cooperation with the states of Central Asia and stressed that Russian exports are in demand in Afghanistan, but in order to withstand the growing competition, it is necessary to consider the issue of reducing transport costs, in particular, their possible subsidies from the state.
As a result of the meeting, it was decided to create a working group on operational issues of business cooperation, which will include, among others, representatives of the Resource Group of Companies.