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Preparations for WEF 2020 began in Primorye

Preparations for WEF 2020 began in Primorye
Photo: primorsky.ru
In the Primorsky Territory, preparations have begun for the sixth Eastern Economic Forum. It will be held from September 2 to 5, 2020 in Vladivostok.

According to the press service of the regional government, at the first meeting of the organizational headquarters, representatives of the regional executive branch and the Roscongress Foundation discussed issues related to the residence of WEF guests, improving infrastructure and urban amenities, providing mobile communications and stable Internet, recruiting volunteers and other aspects of training.

As noted by Governor Oleg Kozhemyako, it will take time for additional improvement of Vladivostok, the creation of new squares and parks, and the establishment of transport links. Much attention should be paid to the cultural program and sports events. So, the exhibition "The Far East" will function much longer than last year, so that everyone could get acquainted with it. 

In the days of the WEF-2020, the work of the pavilions with Far Eastern cuisine, an exhibition of Far Eastern artists is provided. In connection with the celebration of the 75th anniversary of Victory, the thematic program "Memory and succession of generations" will be held. 

Among sports, an international judo tournament for young men and women under the age of 18 is provided. It is held under the patronage of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Athletes from Russia, Japan, China, South Korea, Mongolia, India and Uzbekistan will take part in the competition. 

The VEF-2020 business card should be sailing regattas. Sailing races will take place in Ajax Bay and in the Ussuri Gulf. In addition, basketball, baseball, Berlin and acrobatic rock and roll tournaments will be held during the forum. 
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