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03 February 2023, 17:06

Eurasian Electric Bus project initiated by Belarus under discussion at EEC

MOSCOW, 3 February (BelTA) – The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) is discussing the details of the Eurasian Electric Bus joint project initiated by Belarus, official representative of the Eurasian Economic Commission Iya Malkina said at a briefing to review the outcomes of the meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council held in Almaty on 2-3 February, which was attended by Belarus' Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko, BelTA has learned.

According to Iya Malkina, cooperation in the manufacturing industry in the Eurasian Economic Union was discussed in detail at the meeting. “I will focus on the proposals and initiatives voiced by Belarus' Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko. I think that the Eurasian Electric Bus project is the most interesting project for Belarus. Of course, this project was also discussed by the prime ministers,” she said.

“At present, possible details of this project are under discussion at the EEC. We need to decide on partners (Belarus has already voiced such proposals), and we also need to do all the necessary paperwork so that these projects could qualify for some financial benefits,” said Iya Malkina.

The Eurasian Intergovernmental Council also discussed the possibilities of the EAEU development institutions - the Eurasian Development Bank and the Eurasian Fund for Stabilization and Development. “The prime ministers voiced certain proposals in this regard, and we hope that these institutions will be actively involved in the implementation of Eurasian industrial initiatives,” the EEC representative added.

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