President of Abkhazia Aslan Bzhaniya’s working visit to Moscow has ended.
In the Russian capital, a meeting was held with Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation Dmitry Kozak. The meeting was attended by First Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Mikhail Babich, Head of the Directorate for Cross-Border Cooperation of the Presidential Administration of Russia Aleksey Filatov.
A wide range of issues of Abkhaz-Russian cooperation was discussed, in particular the implementation of projects of the Investment Program of Assistance to the Socio-economic Development of Abkhazia for 2020-2022.
Aslan Bzhaniya expressed gratitude to the leadership of the Russian Federation for the assistance provided to our country in the fight against coronavirus infection. It was noted that Russia will continue to provide assistance to Abkhazia in this matter.
At the meeting, the issue of providing the Republic of Abkhazia with electricity during the period of shortages in winter and the shutdown of the Ingur HPP for repairs was also discussed.
As part of a working visit to Moscow, the Head of State visited a large agro-industrial complex in the city of Elektrostal, Moscow Oblast. At a meeting with the representatives of the Moscow Region government and the leadership of the agro-industrial complex, prospects for possible cooperation were discussed.
During his working visit, Aslan Bzhaniya visited his native university - the Moscow Automobile and Road Construction State Technical Institute (MADI), from which he graduated in 1985.
During a meeting with the leadership of the institute, an agreement was reached on the provision of limits in MADI for applicants from Abkhazia.
The Head of State held a number of other meetings and negotiations, in particular with the Head of the Government of Bashkortostan Andrei Nazarov and the former President of Adygea Khazret Sovmen.