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4. City mayor's round table of the silk road countries

09:00-10:15 Panel session «GLOBAL SILK ROAD – MAYORS’ FORUM»

Venue: Dubai Hall, 17 May

Organisers: International Secretariat of G-Global, ERG, “Eurasian economic Club of scientists Association”, KazNU named after Al-Farabi, International Silk Road Academy of Sciences, “Global Silk Road” Association

Co-Organisers: Ban Ki-Moon Institute for Sustainable Development, BBC World News, AIFC, Silk Road Chamber of International Commerce, China Overseas Development Association, JUMORE GROUP, China Chamber of International Commerce, “Techgarden” independent cluster fund, China Chamber of International Commerce

For many centuries the Great Silk Road brought various peoples together. This was expressed in the exchange of ideas and knowledge, the mutual enrichment of languages ​​and cultures.

The history of the Great Silk Road is the history of a wide cultural and trade interaction between the peoples of the East and the West. It proves that only close cooperation is the basis of peace and progress for all of humanity.

The Forum of Mayors of the Silk Road countries Global Silk Road is an exclusive platform that brought together city and government leaders and industry experts to form a new quality of growth and development of regions / cities.

The purpose of the Forum is to unite the potential of the peoples of the Silk Road countries for the purposes of socio-economic and cultural interaction, trade and economic integration, as well as to link the European and Eurasian Economic Union with the initiative  Belt&Road.

Key Issues

  • Economic Cooperation of the Silk Road Countries
  • Joint efforts in the formation of the Silk Road Transport and Logistics Hub
  • Conjugation of the EAEU with the project Belt&Road
  • Project “Digital Silk Road”
  • Urban tourism and trade development
  • City Ecology
  • Development of small and medium business
  • Smart-city technologies



Participation confirmed:

  • Sergey Stanovkin, Head of BBC World News regional offices in Eurasia


Participation confirmed:

  • Welcoming speech: On behalf of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Sergey Cheryomin, Minister of the Government of Moscow, head of the Department of Foreign Economic and International Relations of the city of Moscow (Russia)
  • Mihhail Kõlvart, The Chairman of Tallinn City Council (Estonia)
  • Fang Wei, the Mayor of Lianyungang (PRC)
  • Wang Yanmin,Vice-mayor of Harbin (PRC)
  • Vallop Suwandee, Chairman of Advisers to Governor of Bangkok
  • Myrzaliev Meirzhan, Deputy Akim of the Turkestan Region
  • Alexander Mashkevich, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Eurasian Resources Group
  • Raymond Yip, Deputy Executive Director of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (Hong Kong)
  • Christopher Campbell-Holt, Registrar and Chief Executive, AIFC Court and International Arbitration Centre
  • Mihai Daraban, President of The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania


  • Shaylobek Mussakojoev, Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, Doctor of Economics, Professor
  • Vladimir Arkhipov, Mayor of Maardu (Estonia)
  • Dmitry Kulagin, Mayor of Orenburg (Russian Federation)
  • Maxim Dimitrievski, the mayor of Kumanovo (Republic of North Macedonia)
  • Igor Shpektor, Former-Mayor of a municipal district of Vorkuta (Russia)
  • Zsolt Wintermantel, Mayor of Újpest (4th district of Budapest) (Hungary)
  • Vitaly Borodin, Vice Mayor of Kohtla-Järve
  • Xie Shaodi,Vice-mayor of Urumqi(PRC)
  • Ketevan Bochoroshvili, General Director of “Anaklia” (Georgia)
  • Serik Nugerbekov, Head of the International Secretariat of G-Global
  • Roberto Biagini, Advisor to the Mayor of Florence (Italy)
  • Piskurev Vladimir, Secretary-General of EECO
  • Anicet Gabriel Kotchofa, High Commissioner of the EECO for International Relations - Deputy Secretary General of the EECO
  • Sergey Velesco, Educational dean cooperation degree programs at Mittweida University
  • Dr. Bernd Hallier, Professor, President of the European Retail Academy (ERA)
  • Denis Tsyro, G-Global representative in Europe, Director of the School of Industry 4.0