CIS Financial-Bank Council to Meet in Azerbaijan

Business Materials 3 September 2008 15:31 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 3 September / Trend corr. I.Khalilova / The CIS Financial-Bank Council (FBC) jointly with the Azerbaijani International Bank will hold an international conference "Financial markets in CIS countries: development and integration" of CIS member-countries. Baku will host the conference from 24 to 26 October.

The conference is implemented through support of the Azerbaijani Government and CIS Executive Committee. The conference will be attended by representatives and ministries of CIS member-countries, as well as heads of international and other banks.

Conference's program envisages considering the cooperation challenges and integration into financial and banking systems. The conference will focus on discussions of organization support to bank systems in the condition of the world liquidity crisis, as well as to create conditions for interosculation of banks and capitals into transboundary financial markets of CIS countries.

The opening ceremony is expected to be attended by the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, as well as leadership of the National Bank of Azerbaijan, CIS Executive Committee and other officials from CIS.

On 3 September, the official currency rate is 0,8145 AZN/USD.

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