According to Vladimir Vashchenko, the opportunity for children from different countries to talk to each other in person and the opportunity to share the best safety practices are crucial to successful international cooperation in the future.
The marathon will begin in Druskininkai's central square at 8:00. The finish line will be located in the Neman Stadium in Grodno. The distance between the two places is 42.195km. The runners will be able to cross the border without stopping.
Two Belarusian teams (team 1 and team 2) took part in the tournament, which was held from 5 to 12 July. They won gold and bronze medals. “Belarus team 1 placed first in the ranking of the teams participating in the tournament,” the press center said.
“The work of the jury was very difficult. Every year the level of competition is growing thanks to the mentors and the efforts of the participants themselves. But this is the reason why we hold the contest – to chose the best from the best,” chairman of the jury Konstantin Moskovich said.
Belarus' Deputy Premier, chairman of the Slavianski Bazaar organizing committee Vasily Zharko pointed to the increasing prestige of the festival on the international arena as he took part in a press conference prior to the opening ceremony of the forum on 12 July.
Belarus and Poland have accumulated considerable practical experience of cooperation in the field of environmental protection. Environment knows no boundaries. So we will continue to develop our cooperation in this area, the minister said.
According to the source, Belarus' Customs works hard to allow cargoes and passengers cross the border more easily. Plans have been made to adjust the infrastructure in the border checkpoints located at the Belarusian-Lithuanian border.