The sides discussed possibilities for strengthening and expanding economic and cultural ties, the results of the visit of the delegation of the Franco-Russian Chamber of Commerce to Ugra, where agreements were reached on enhancing cooperation. In particular, ARMO and TechnipFMC companies were invited to become residents of the high-tech technology park.
In addition, Ugra side proposed to the French company Legrand, which is engaged in production of electrical products, to launch production in the industrial park in Surgut.
During the conversation, it was noted that another important area of partnership is cooperation of Ugra higher education institutions with French universities. For example, agreements between Ugra State University and Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University, Surgut State Pedagogical University and the French Embassy in Russia about joining the network of language partners are already in force.
Natalia Komarova invited Mrs. Bermann to take part in international events held in Ugra in 2019: the Spirit of Fire Debut Film Festival, Ugra Industrial Forum, Save and Preserve environmental campaign, an international IT forum with the participation of the BRICS and SCO countries, humanitarian forum “Civil Initiatives of the Regions of 60th Parallel.”