On 8 June 2023, a meeting of the Council of Heads of Government was held in Sochi under the chairmanship of Kyrgyzstan, the CIS Executive Committee reports.
Turkmenistan was represented at the meeting by Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan Hojamyrat Geldimyradov.
The meeting has resulted in signing 17 documents.
The heads of government exchanged views on topical issues of economic cooperation in the Commonwealth of Independent States, discussed and signed an Agreement on free trade in services, establishment, activities and implementation of investments.
One of the main topics of discussion was the development of industrial cooperation. The meeting adopted a corresponding Concept and a set of measures for its development for the period up to 2030.
The Concept for industrial cooperation is aimed at the creating new high–tech industries, accelerated development and modernization of industrial production in the CIS countries, its technological upgrade, increasing the production and export of competitive, innovative and knowledge-intensive products with a high share of added value, as well as achieving international standards for product quality, creating new jobs, improving the welfare and quality of life of the population.
The heads of Government signed an agreement on cooperation in the exchange of radiation monitoring data. Such cooperation will allow to respond promptly to changes in the parameters of the radiation situation in the CIS space and ensure timely informing of neighboring states in the event of a threat or occurrence of transboundary transfer and spread of radioactive substances on the territory of the CIS countries, including from third states.
During the meeting, it was decided to hold sports tournaments among children with disabilities in the CIS on a regular basis. They will be held once every four years, separately for winter and summer sports.
The first competitions will take place in 2024 in winter sports, and in 2026 in summer sports.
By the decision of the Council of Heads of Government, the city of Tashkent (Uzbekistan) was declared the Youth capital of the CIS in 2024, the city of Gabala (Azerbaijan) in 2025, and the city of Kapan (Armenia) in 2026.
The next meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of Government will be hosted by Bishkek in October 2023. ///nCa, 9 June 2023
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