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The Agreement on Implementation of Measures on preparation for the centenary of the republic is signed by the Government of Karelia and the Vologda Region Government in Sochi

Before signing of the agreement

Before signing of the agreement

On September, 19 at the International Investment Forum Sochi 2014 the Government of Karelia and the Vologda Region Government have signed the Agreement on Implementation of Measures on preparation for the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Karelia.

The document was signed by Head of Karelia Alexander Khudilainen and Vologda Region Governor Oleg Kuvshinnikov.

Oleg Kuvshynnikov and Alexander Khudilainen

Oleg Kuvshynnikov and Alexander Khudilainen

Karelia and Vologda Region support enduring economic, social, and cultural relationship. The agreement on trade, economic, scientific, technological and cultural cooperation was concluded between the regions in 2009.

Average annual volume of commodity circulation between Karelia and Vologda Region makes 700-900 mln. roubles. Karelia delivers industrial wood, timber, road metal, cardboard, and paper to Vologda. In turn, Vologda region supplies rolled ferrous metal products, mineral fertilisers, flour, dairy products to Karelia.

The new agreement will serve as the basis for implementation of joint projects, programs, and preparation for the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Karelia to be celebrated in 2020.

A souvenir from Karelia

A souvenir from Karelia

The regions have agreed to join their efforts to provide gas distribution network development, involve federal financing to build roads, render assistance to cellular service operators to provide link cover in towns and villages round Lake Onego. The parties have agreed on cooperation for development of draft federal law About Protection of Lakes Ladoga and Onego.

Vologda Region will render assistance in preparation for the centenary of Karelia. The delegation and representatives of Vologda Region will take part in large educational and mass cultural events scheduled to take place ion the republic by 2020.

Before signing the agreement Alexander Khudilainen has congratulated Oleg Kuvshinnikov on his victory in the election for governor.

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