On May, 17, 2004 session of the Supervisory council of the Vneshtorgbank has taken place. At session the questions connected to preparation of annual General meeting of shareholders have been discussed and its agenda is determined. The supervisory council has suggested General meeting to ratify distribution of the profit by results of 2003 and to establish distribution of dividends under shares of the Vneshtorgbank at a level 1,6 billion roubles and the order of their payment. In the preliminary order the annual report of the Vneshtorgbank is authorized.
Carrying out of annual General meeting of shareholders of the Vneshtorgbank is planned for June, 30, 2004.
During session the questions connected to the current activity also were discussed and the decision on opening of branch of the Vneshtorgbank in Orenburg was accepted.