Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) 2014 began Thursday with the participation of representatives from 62 countries, including Kuwait.
The SPIEF's main theme will be rendering challenges into opportunities by joint action. The three-day forum provides a Launchpad for countries to sign agreements and exchange views on economic and business issues.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to deliver a speech to the SPIEF Friday.
The Kuwaiti delegation to the event includes Ambassador to Russia Abdelaziz Al-Adwani, Kuwait Investment Authority Managing Director Bader Al-Saad, Deputy Director General for Editorial Affairs of Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) and Editor in Chief Saad Al-Ali, and (KUNA) Deputy Editor in Chief, English Service, Bandar Al-Shallahi