MINSK, 21 May (BelTA) – Belarus will consider the possibility of participating in the construction of residential buildings and social infrastructure in Bryansk Oblast. The idea was discussed as Belarusian Architecture and Construction Minister Anatoly Cherny met with Bryansk Oblast Governor Alexander Bogomaz, the ministry's press service told BelTA.
During the meeting in Bryansk the side discussed promising cooperation avenues, including the export of Belarusian construction materials, construction of bridges, housing, and social infrastructure such as schools, children daycare centers, clinics, and hospitals. The creation of a universal environment in the course of building residential city blocks was mentioned. The construction of a residential building with a built-in children daycare center in Gomel was mentioned as a successful example.
Summing up results of the talks, Anatoly Cherny said: “We will consider taking part in the next few tenders. The construction of social and cultural infrastructure has been discussed. There are federal and regional programs on building homes, children daycare centers. Belarusian construction companies may participate on general terms.” The official also stressed that Russian regions, including Bryansk Oblast, remain strategic partners for the Belarusian civil engineering industry.
“We have already made sure of the integrity of Belarusian construction workers and the high quality of their work. We will be pleased to work with you once again,” noted Alexander Bogomaz.
In 2017 Belarusian construction companies sold $160.4 million worth of products to Bryansk Oblast, 27.6% up from 2016. The main exports were equipment and spare parts, wall materials, metal structures for civil engineering purposes, rock and aggregates for civil engineering purposes, structures and prefabricated elements made of reinforced concrete, cement, rock wool and products made thereof.More about Economy