Gazprom board has made a decision on the sale of a 49% stake in Gazprombank.
However Gazprom plans to keep the controlling stake, currently it owns nearly 100% of Gazprombank.
Within the framework of the programme for development of Gazprombank till 2005 it will be transformed into a public company, whose shares will be traded on both domestic and international markets. ©
The choice of the city of Helsinki is not incidental as the capital of Finland had hosted US-Soviet negotiations on the limitation of nuclear stockpiles in 1969