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08 October 2018, 14:24

5th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia

5th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia

5th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia will take place in Mogilev on 11-12 October

The main event of the forum - a plenary session to discuss priority areas of the development of regional cooperation as a key factor in integration and the Union State development.

The forum will focus on:

- agrarian policy

- harmonization of legislation

- digital economy

- youth policy

- international activity and economic security

The Business Cooperation Council will convene for the first time. Belarusian and Russian companies will discuss the main areas of cooperation and joint projects.

Plans are in place to sign over 70 documents on cooperation at the intergovernmental, regional and district levels. All in all, contracts worth $500 million are to be signed at the forum.

Contracts worth more than $930 million have been signed during the forums, including:

about $300 million - at the 3rd forum

over $400 million - at the 4th forum.

About 2,000 people are expected to attend the main and related events of the 5th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia.

Source: Council of the Republic of Belarus' National Assembly.

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