The message reads, in part:
“Your annual academic and practical research have earned broad recognition from specialists in Russia and abroad. You carry on an open and involved exchange of views on today’s most relevant social and economic issues and offer promising solutions.
Among this forum’s priority themes are issues concerning growing integration in the world and Russia’s part in these processes. I hope the ideas and initiatives you put forward will help to improve Russia’s business climate and our economy’s influence and standing”.
The Gaidar Forum is a permanently open discussion platform and place for experts to meet. The Forum holds an annual international conference, with this year’s event devoted to the topic of Russia and the World: Challenges of Integration. The conference is taking place in Moscow on January 16–19, 2013.