On June 1, 2023, an expanded meeting of the Organising Committee was held as part of the preparatory process of the V IMBRICS+ Forum. The event was moderated by Mikhail Cherepanov, Chairman of the IMBRICS+ Forum Organising Committee. During the meeting, the Committee members presented a work plan for the coming months, including the announcement of the main events, sessions and discussions, and also shared the results of the work done.
Within the framework of the meeting, the following high-ranking guests made welcoming speeches: Chief Adviser of the Department for Internal Policy of the Office of the Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation in the Northwestern Federal District Vladimir Ugryumov; Head of the Department for Interaction with International Organisations of the Committee for External Relations of Saint Petersburg Igor Bodnarchuk; Deputy Chairman of the Committee for External Relations of the Leningrad Region Boris Kurtaev; Chairman of the Council of Municipalities Vsevolod Belikov; Head of the Department of External Relations of the Legislative Assembly of Saint Petersburg Nargis Akhadova; Chairman of the Council of Deputies of the Sosnovskoye Rural Settlement Alexander Patrushev; CEO of the Russian-Chinese Business Park Chen Zhigan and many others.
The event was also attended by Ambassadors of the Forum from 17 countries, presenting information on the preparation of foreign delegations to attend the anniversary V IMBRICS+ Forum.