MINSK, 29 March (BelTA) – Belarus' Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko has left for St. Petersburg for a working visit, BelTA has learned.
During the visit, the Belarusian head of government will meet with Saint Petersburg Governor Alexander Beglov. He will also attend the opening of the Belarusian Food Forum, a meeting of the Business Cooperation Council, the Belarus-Russia Business Forum, the inauguration of the BelAZ Innovation Competence Center at Saint Petersburg Mining University and hold a number of meetings with top executives of Russian companies. The premier will also attend a solemn ceremony of handing over a batch of MAZ buses to St. Petersburg.
“The two-day program will be quite intense. It also includes the meeting with top executives of the Port of Bronka,” the press service noted.
Roman Golovchenko is expected to visit the State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg, the State Historical and Memorial Museum Smolny. The prime minister will take part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Motherland monument at the Piskarevskoye Memorial Cemetery. He will also lay flowers at a memorial plaque commemorating Belarusian defenders of Leningrad and at a memorial stele to Belarusian artisans who died in besieged Leningrad.