The Government of the Murmansk region representatives held a traditional meeting with the young Norwegian diplomats. The Norwegian delegation was informed about the priority areas of activity, which form the basis of the region’s economy, the prospects for the comprehensive development of the Murmansk transport hub, investment and industrial potential, as well as the accumulated experience of cross-border cooperation with the Barents countries.

Minister of economic development Elena Tikhonova emphasized that one of the key anniversaries will be celebrated in 2019 - the 75th anniversary of Nazi defeat in the Kola North and liberation of Eastern Finnmark. A lot of events are planned together to celebrate this event. The program is extensive; exhibitions, concerts, lections and other activities will be organized in Murmansk.

In addition, it was noted that Norway maintains status as one of the main foreign trade partners of the Murmansk region after Switzerland, Finland and Netherlands following the results of 2018. The foreign trade turnover of the Murmansk region and Norway increased by 59% last year.
Posted by: 05 September 2019