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12 Oct 2016

Belarus expects significant environmental effect from BelNPP launch

Belarus expects significant environmental effect from BelNPP launch

MINSK, 12 October (BelTA) – The Belarusian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection expects to see significant environmental effect from the launch of the Belarusian nuclear power plant (BelNPP), Belarusian First Deputy Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Minister Iya Malkina said at the plenary meeting of the 21st Belarusian Energy and Ecology Forum on 12 October, BelTA has learned.

“Together with the Energy Ministry, we are implementing a range of projects that lay the foundation for the development of this sector in general. We certainly expect considerable environmental effect from the launch of the Belarusian nuclear power plant,” Iya Malkina noted.

She said that economy, energy and environment are the three pillars of sustainable development of any country, and Belarus is not an exception. “We hope that the new approaches that will be put forward by the participants in this forum and then further developed by the countries will help us achieve a sustainable society that all countries are aiming for,” Iya Malkina added.

The 21st Belarusian Energy and Ecology Forum is running in Minsk from 11 to 14 October. The business program includes a plenary meeting, international conferences, workshops, and presentations by domestic and foreign companies that demonstrate the latest technological solutions in energy and ecology.

The forum aims to promote innovative development of the fuel and energy sector of Belarus. The annual event provides Belarusian and foreign experts with a platform to strengthen their cooperation and exchange advanced solutions and projects.

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