|Dmitry Mezentsev Went on a Working Trip to the SCO countries|
|Vice Chairman of the Federation Council of Russia, Chairman of the Board of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Business Council Dmitry Mezentsev went on a working trip to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization countries.
The schedule includes visit to China, Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. There meetings with Presidents of the National Parliaments and National parts of the SCO Business Council, representatives of the economic bloc of SCO governments will be held.
In the course of the meetings issues of interparliamentary cooperation extension will be considered, particularly preparation for a meeting of the SCO countriesТ Heads of Parliament on May 2009 in Russia, as well as socio-economic cooperation between state and business structures in the SCO space in the field of public health, education, transport and information technologies.
The Deputy Chairman of the RF Federation Council will discuss questions of preparation for a conference on cooperation between financial and business structures of the SCO member states within the framework of the XIII Saint-Petersburg Economic Forum (in June 2009).
A meeting between Dmitry Mezentsev and Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Chinese National People's Congress (NPCSC) Chen Changzhi will be held on March 26 in Beijing.