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1 Nov 2017

Regional cooperation seen as important for Union State integration

Regional cooperation seen as important for Union State integration

SMOLEVICHI, 2 November (BelTA) – Cooperation between regions is an important factor for integration in the Union State, Deputy State Secretary, Member of the Union State Permanent Committee Aleksei Kubrin told the participants of the press tour, titled as Important Issues of Minsk Oblast Cooperation with Russian Regions, on 1 November, BelTA has learned.

According to Aleksei Kubrin, cooperation between the regions of Belarus and Russia has been steadily developing. The Union State hosts a lot of forums and implements joint programs in different areas.

“Belarus is a rapidly developing state that has made significant headway in industry, education, and healthcare. Such press tours are of high importance since they provide an opportunity to learn about the achievements of the two countries. Reliable information helps avoid misunderstanding in bilateral relations,” noted Aleksei Kubrin.

Russian journalists are on a press tour around Minsk Oblast from 31 October to 3 November. The event is organized by the Union State Permanent Committee, the National Press Center and the Minsk Oblast Executive Committee. Among the participants of the press tour are members of the Union State publishing houses, news agencies, printed and electronic mass media from Moscow, St Petersburg, Kaliningrad Oblast, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Bryansk Oblast and other Russian oblasts. The delegation comprises about 30 people. The guests are expected to visit Slutskiye Poyasa Company, Slutsk Creamery, Slutsk State College, Zhodino bakery Borisovkhlebprom, BelAZ, Belkommunmash. The guests have already got familiar with the infrastructure and social facilities of Smolevichi District.


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