International online-round table

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On May 28, 2020 at Tashkent Branch of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics there held a session of International online-round table on current topic: “Economic development of the countries: pandemic and its consequences”. The event was organized as part of strengthening the platform for scientific cooperation between the Republic of Uzbekistan and Russian Federation.

The organizers and experts of round table were scientists of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Tashkent branch (Republic of Uzbekistan), Minsk branch (Republic of Belarus), Yerevan branch (Armenia) and Ulan Bator branch (Mongolia).

The purpose of online round-table discussion was the organizers’ discussion of main vectors of economic development of countries in the context of COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and development of strategy for overcoming the current situation based on the experience of countries represented by foreign branches (Uzbekistan, Belarus, Armenia, Mongolia) of Plekhanov University.

Among the participants of the round table – management and representatives of branches of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, representatives of state authorities, ministries, departments, organizations, partners of the business environment, employers, scientists, experts, young scientists, students, media representatives.

Welcoming the participants of the round table on behalf of the leadership and scientists of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Vice-Rector for post-secondary education and branches of the university, Doctor of Economics, prof. A. Asaliev noted the most relevant topic of the event today. “Today, scientists, experts, and practitioners from 5 countries gathered here at the round table in the online format. And the experience of each state in overcoming the consequences of pandemic will certainly be very important for all participants in the event,” said Prof. A. Asaliev. Then he presented a report on the urgent problems of the development of a number of regions of the Russian Federation in pandemic.

Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdurakhmanov K.Kh. in his greeting speech, emphasized that “…coronavirus pandemic did not bypass the Republic of Uzbekistan either. We, like all other states, feel its negative impact on national economy. At the same time, the country’s leadership is taking quite drastic and costly measures to mitigate the effects of quarantine. The speakers will inform us about their effectiveness and express their opinion on possible options for the development of the situation in the future and ways to overcome the coronavirus crisis, scientists, teachers of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics and other participants in the round table. “

Further, the work of online round table was held in the format of expert sections, grouped by country participating in the event. Moderation was carried out on the platform of Tashkent branch. Moderator – Chairman of the Council on Science and Innovations of Tashkent Branch of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics prof. Zokirova N.K.