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29 March 2022, 19:24

St Petersburg receives batch of buses made by Belarusian MAZ

ST PETERSBURG, 29 March (BelTA) – A batch of Belarusian passenger vehicles has been handed over to St Petersburg. Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko and St Petersburg Governor Aleksandr Beglov took part in the ceremony, BelTA has learned.

About 50 buses made by the Belarusian company MAZ were delivered to the Russian city. Roman Golovchenko said: “It is a vivid example of practical cooperation and of how our kind ties make the life of residents of the city upon Neva simpler and more comfortable. About 300 buses and 140 trolleybuses of Belarusian make already operate in the city. We are thankful to St Petersburg's leadership for choosing Belarusian passenger vehicles.”

A total of 900 medium-capacity and large-capacity MAZ buses powered by natural gas will be shipped to the Russian city.

An exhibition of vehicles, machines, and equipment was arranged in St Petersburg on 29 March. The products on display included all the main bus models Belarus supplies. Apart from that, a low-floor bus powered by a diesel engine and utility vehicles made by the Belarusian companies MTZ and Amkodor were also showcased. Belarus' prime minister noted he expects fruitful cooperation in supplies of various kinds of vehicles and machines to advance.

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