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France and the Rostov region signed a cooperation program for 2011-2012.
November 24, at a meeting of the governor of Rostov region Vasily Golubev Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of France Jean de Gliniasty signed a cooperation program between the Rostov Region and France in 2011-2012 ..
Today, the press service of the Administration of Rostov region, the document includes more than 30 items relating to the development of Rostov-French relations.
During the meeting, Golubev said that the Rostov region - a region that has the widest after Moscow French representation in the economy and social sphere. The Governor noted that today's meeting was preceded by the conclusion of a number of specific agreements with French companies, including - now Lafarge Cement. " According to him, the area is interested in the participation of French companies in investing and building the airport "hub of the South."
In turn, Jean de Gliniasty said that such an interest - is mutual. French companies are considering the Rostov region as a reliable partner, he said. According to the ambassador, "Southern hub" interested in them also because they will save one hour at flight from Europe to the East. Jean de Gliniasty noted that France is ready to develop relations with the region in all areas of industry, construction (including - in the helicopter), science and culture.
Jean de Gliniasty stressed that an important role in improving the partnership will play a facilitating procedures for obtaining a French visa. Soon residents of the Rostov region will not need to travel to Moscow for its clearance. There are certain obstacles, said the ambassador, but the issue has been resolved already almost 100%.