MINSK, 24 January (BelTA) – More than 30,000 people visited the Intellectual Belarus exhibition within three days, Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Vladimir Gusakov told a press conference on 24 January, BelTA has learned.
“More than 30,000 people visited the exhibition during the first three days of its work. During the weekend, the expo was visited by entire families from Minsk, as well as from other regions. The exhibition has been extended for a week due to the fact that there are a lot of people who have not had time to visit it yet. There have been requests to organize the exhibition in the regions,” said Vladimir Gusakov.
In his words, the exhibition features the latest achievements not only of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, but also organizations from other departments, including Education Ministry, Healthcare Ministry, Industry Ministry, the State Committee on Science and Technology and others. “According to the corrected data there are more than 1,000 developments on display,” the chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences added.
The head of the National Academy of Sciences emphasized: the task of science is breakthrough research, discoveries. “We have to surprise, to go in the context of the world achievements of science. The exhibition has demonstrated that the Belarusian science is not inferior to that in Europe and the United States. We have exclusive developments in which we are ahead of foreign scientists,” he said.