MOSCOW, 6 October (BelTA) – Russia's Vladivostok is considering the purchase of Belarusian utility vehicles and buses, BelTA learned by the press service of the Belarusian embassy in Russia following the meeting of Aleksey Sergushkov, head of the Vladivostok branch of the embassy, with head of Vladivostok Konstantin Shestakov.
“The other day we announced an auction for leasing a large batch of road and utility vehicles. It is possible that this will be the equipment from Belarus. We would be very happy about it. I hope that we will start using these vehicles this season already,” Konstantin Shestakov said.
Vladivostok mayor added that the city needed to renew its public transport fleet, and one of the options was to buy buses from Belarus. “Aleksey Sergushkov stated that this interest is mutual and all options for cooperation will be worked out in the interests of strengthening bilateral mutually beneficial cooperation,” the diplomatic mission said.
The parties also considered the initiative to hold Days of Belarusian Cinema and a fair of goods from Belarus in the capital of Primorye. ‘In particular, the proposal is to organize screenings of Belarusian films not only in cinemas but also on city venues. For example, the city of Vladivostok has the ability to broadcast movies on the pylons of the Zolotoy Most. Plans are also in place to hold a fair of Belarusian goods. It was noted that confectionery, dairy and meat products, as well as textiles from Belarus are popular with the residents of Vladivostok,” the press service added.