TRACECA prepares for second investment forum

Business Materials 6 May 2011 15:32 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, May 6 / Trend E. Ismayilov /

Work is underway to prepare for the second TRACECA transport corridor investment forum to be held in 2012, TRACECA Secretary General Eduard Biryukov said during a meeting with BSEC Secretary General Leonidas Chrisanthopoulos in Istanbul.

Biryukov said the forum is being prepared given the first investment forum's success in Brussels in 2010.

The second forum is planned to be held with the participation of various international financial institutions and interstate bodies.

TRACECA is an international program of cooperation in transport between the EU and its partner countries in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia.

The organization has a permanent secretariat in Baku.

Currently, the TRACECA member countries are Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Moldova, Romania, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Iran.