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Most foreign economic issues affect interests of right several regions in Russia and China, Ilkovsky said, noting that these are infrastructure issues, major regional investment projects, development of business ties in the business community and improvement of domestic legislations in cross-border co-operation.
“Amid new conditions of Asian integration effort pooled by regions will promote the use of resources of the whole macro-region that will allow formulating even more ambitious goals,” the Trans-Baikal territorial head said.
Chief executives from Trans-Baikal, Khabarovsk and Primorsky territories, Irkutsk, Amur regions and Jewish autonomous region, the Republic of Buryatia would be able to join an international council of governors from Russia, Ilkovsky said. Heads of Heilongjiang Province and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region are offered to represent China in the council.
Heilongjiang Governor Lu Hao noted that representatives of regional business circles also should participate in meetings of leaders of border territories.
The initiative fully meets the principle of good neighbourly horizontal relations and build-up of international regional ties, the press service of the territorial head noted.