CIS Prime Ministers to hold meeting in Ashgabat
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
A Council of the heads of the Governments of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) will be held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, on 21 November 2014, the press service of the CIS Executive Committee said.
The CIS Prime Ministers will consider about 20 draft documents on various directions of cooperation.
In particular, the Prime Ministers will consider implementation of the agreement on free trade from 18 October 2011. Currently, the agreement was ratified by Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine. Tajikistan did not complete ratification process. On 31 May 2014, Uzbekistan joined to the agreement.
The Prime Ministers will consider activities of Intergovernmental Council on exploration, use and protection of entrails in 2011-2013 and discuss current state of competition and price forming for oil and oil products.
The session will discuss cooperation in atom energy and implementation of the programmes in the area.
The CIS officials will discuss several documents directed at further developing and strengthening of humanitarian spheres, including cooperation in culture, education, science, mass media, book publishing, tourism sectors, etc.