Sverdlovsk Region to get Swiss, Mexican honorary consulates

The recent Sverdlovsk Region Cabinet meeting (chaired by acting Head of Sverdlovsk Region Government Vladimir Vlasov) was dedicated to implementation of the region’s strategy for the development of international and foreign economic relations.

The region’s Deputy International & Foreign Economic Relations Minister Vladimir Solovarov told those present at the meeting that the number of foreign states’ representations n Yekaterinburg rose impressively in 2011. For one, the honorary consuls of the Republic of Slovakia, Nicaragua, and Luxembourg were appointed; besides, talks are being held at the moment about appointing the honorary consuls of Switzerland and Mexico in Sverdlovsk Region.

During his last visit to Yekaterinburg, the Turkish ambassador also said they were planning to set up the position of Turkey’s honorary consul and trade representative in Sverdlovsk Region. The same intentions were voiced as well at the South African Republic’s consul’s recent meeting with the Governor.


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