The Russian governmental delegation headed by Vice Premier Ilya Klebanov, the Minister of Science, Industry and Technology, will continue its participation in the London international tourism forum on Tuesday. Klebanov and other delegation members will examine stands at the exhibition which opened on Monday. Representatives of tourism business and transport companies from 177 countries including Russia are participating in the exhibition to last till November 15. The forum organizers have scheduled the Russian Vice Premier's press conference for Tuesday. The press conference will give the participants in the exhibition and journalists "first hand" information about the results and prospects of the Russian rapidly developing tourism industry. Western partners going through economic recession are interested in this information, the forum organizing committee said. Ilya Klebanov is expected to hold several meetings with representatives of British business circles. The Russian delegates are the governors of the Krasnodar (Russia's South) and Krasnoyarsk (Siberia) territories and those of the Yaroslavl and Astrakhan regions (the Volga region).
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