Key figures of the local government took part in a diplomatic reception devoted to the 101st anniversary of the declaration of independence of Czechoslovakia.
The diplomatic reception devoted to 101-year formation of Czechoslovakia was organized in St.Petersburg.
The Vologda Region and the Czech Republic have been sustaining partnership ties for years. Consul General of the Czech Republic in St. Petersburg Karel Kunle focused on high level of a constructive dialogue, effective trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian partnership between the Vologda Region and the Czech Republic.
The Vologda Oblast maintains stable trade and economic relations with Moravian-Silesian Region and Zlín region of the Czech Republic. The Czech Republic is an important strategic foreign trade partner of the region. Last year external trade turnover totaled RUR 10 bln.
Czech companies cooperate with such enterprises as Phosagro (Cherepovets), Vologda Optical and Mechanical Plant (Vologda). The Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic and the Vologda Oblast have been sustaining partnership ties since 2005 in such spheres as culture, economy, tourism, education, small- and medium-sized businesses, fair and exhibition activities, firefighting and rescue service.