MOSCOW, 5 June (BelTA) – The Ministry of Communication and Informatization of Belarus and the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of Russia have reaffirmed their plans to cancel roaming charges between the two countries by October, State Secretary of the Union State Grigory Rapota told the media after the meeting of the High Level Group of the Council of Ministers of the Belarus-Russia Union State on 5 June, BelTA has learned.
The roaming charges issue was high on the agenda of the meeting. “This is the issue that is of everyone's interest. The ministries of communication have a roadmap under which they are set to address the matter by October,” Grigory Rapota said.
The state secretary stressed that this roadmap is on schedule. "We discussed the pace and involvement of all players in the process. To sum it up, the ministries of communications of the two countries pledged to get the issue resolved by October,” Grigory Rapota said.