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24 Jul 2020

Lukashenko visits new swimming pool in Maryina Gorka

Lukashenko visits new swimming pool in Maryina Gorka

MARYINA GORKA, 24 July (BelTA) – Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko went to see the AkvaMarin swimming pool recently built in Maryina Gorka during his working trip to Pukhovichi District on 24 July, BelTA has learned.

“This facility has everything necessary to train professional athletes,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.

According to the president, the swimming pool should be both open to residents and also train promising athletes for the national team. The head of state added that not a single swimming pool in Minsk is subsidized.

Minsk Oblast Governor Aleksandr Turchin reported to the head of state on the progress in the construction of other social facilities in the region: schools, polyclinics and hospitals, sports grounds. For example, a school is being built in the agro-town of Zanaroch, Myadel District. Aleksandr Turchin said that the facility will be inaugurated by 1 September and that the president will be able to attend its opening ceremony.

“If you meet the deadline, then I will," Aleksandr Lukashenko replied.

The head of state also congratulated Maryina Gorka on the anniversary. 65 years ago, on 22 July 1955 the urban settlement received the status of a city. “I did not joke when I said that your city reminds of a spa resort. This is one of the most beautiful corners of our Belarus. Quite young, green. Happy city day to you all! Should you need some help, please, do not hesitate to ask,” Aleksandr Lukashenko assured.

The head of state also talked to local residents. People were interested in various issues, including rental housing, land allocation, new jobs, the development of local companies and the road network. Aleksandr Lukashenko gave instructions to take a look into the raised issues and find ways to address them.

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