The forum "Russia-Azerbaijan" took place in Makhachkala on December 24-25, 2011. The event was organized by the IMI company in cooperation with the Agency for Investment and External Economic Relations of the Republic of Dagestan.
The participants of the forum "Russia-Azerbaijan" were politicians, businessmen, public figures and journalists. Magomedsalam Magomedov, President of the Republic of Dagestan participated in the events of the forum. The delegation of the Azerbaijan Republic included over 50 authorities and business representatives and was headed by Shakhin Mustafaev, Minister of Economic Development. The forum participants visited a large scale display of the investment projects of the Republic of Dagestan and took part in the business events of the forum.
Greeting the participants and guests of the forum at the official opening ceremony, Magomedsalam Magomedov, President of the Republic of Dagestan, said: "…I am convinced that the today‘s work of the forum will result in interesting agreements and contracts. This is advantageous for Azerbaijan, for us, for the Russian Federation. The work of the forum will be another step in strengthening economic, political and state relations between the Russian Federation and the Azerbaijan Republic, and love between the peoples of Azerbaijan and Dagestan. I wish everyone successful work at the forum, peace and prosperity".
The representatives of all regions of the North-Caucasian Federal District participated in the events of the forum.