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12 Apr 2016

Russian, Union State reporters in Gomel Oblast on media tour

GOMEL, 12 April (BelTA) – A press tour for representatives of the Russian and Union State media outlets in Gomel Oblast on 12-14 April will highlight Chernobyl’s 30th anniversary, rehabilitation of the Chernobyl-hit regions in Belarus and the development of small towns in Belarus, BelTA learnt from the press service of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee.

Partaking in the media tour will be over 30 people, including well-known Russian bloggers, reporters of central and regional TV channels and also printed media.

During this time State Secretary of the Union State Grigory Rapota will be paying a working visit to Gomel Oblast as well. He is expected to take part in a number of events envisaged in the program of the media tour. On 12 April Gomel Oblast Governor Vladimir Dvornik and Grigory Rapota will hold a joint press conference for Russian and Belarusian journalists.

The participants of the press tour will visit Gomel, Zhlobin, Vetka and Khoiniki Districts, the Polesie State Radiation and Ecological Reserve. The program will include visits to the Gomel Palace and park Ensemble, the memorial complex at the site of the concentration camp in the village of Krasny Bereg, Zhlobin District, the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Vetka, other social facilities.

Visits will also be held to the National Research Center of Radiation Medicine and Human Ecology, industrial companies, including OAO Spartak, the production facilities of OAO Milkavita and the Gomel Universal Base.

The media tour will be wrapped up with the final press conference featuring State Secretary of the Union State Grigory Rapota.

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