MINSK, 16 December (BelTA) – Belarus' Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko has shared with journalists the details of the meeting hosted by the president of Belarus to discuss Belarus-Russia cooperation, BelTA has learned.
Roman Golovchenko recalled that the total amount of investment projects agreed by the two countries is estimated at RUB105 billion [about $1.6 billion at the current exchange rate]. “It has been calculated for Belarus. The relevant agreement has been signed. Now it is being flashed out and the projects are undergoing approval procedures,” the prime minister informed.
According to him, nine project passports have already been agreed on. They contain a brief description of a project, a project period, participants from the Belarusian side and potential buyers of products manufactured under these projects from the Russian side. “In other words, we immediately write down the producer and the consumer,” the head of government said.
He explained that Belarus has not yet applied for specific amounts of funding, it will do it as the need arises to pay for equipment, materials, etc.