MINSK, 20 September (BelTA) - Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko is headed to Russia's Ufa and Kazan on a working visit on 20-22 September, BelTA has learned.
A government delegation headed by the prime minister will visit Ufa and Kazan on 20-22 September. As Roman Golovchenko repeatedly said, "cooperation with Russia is of particular importance for us mainly from the point of view of increasing Belarusian export and redirecting it to the Russian market. That is why the purpose of the visit is to increase trade with these regions. We are especially interested in the supplies of goods that are necessary to ensure the sustainable operation of the Belarusian industry.”
The Belarusian delegation is scheduled to attend the international transport and construction congress, to visit the largest enterprises of Bashkortostan and Tatarstan and to hold negotiations with the leadership of the regions. The parties are set to sign specific cooperation agreements.
According to the press service of the government, in Ufa the Belarusian delegation will attend a ceremony to launch a dealer center for trucks of Minsk Automobile Plant and Dorelectromash and a ceremony to break ground for a plant to manufacture AMKODOR machines and equipment for post-harvest grain processing.
The Belarusian delegation includes representatives of various ministries and departments, heads of such Belarusian enterprises as MTZ, MAZ, Belkommunmash, AMKODOR, and Horizont.