MINSK, 4 January (BelTA) - The Polish Border Guard has signed three contracts with contractors to build fence on the border with Belarus, Poland's Deputy Interior Minister Maciej Wasik told a press briefing, TASS reported.
According to the deputy minister, the fence will be 186km long. Construction will be carried out simultaneously on four sites.
Poland announced plans to build a five-meter fence on the border with Belarus amid the migrant crisis. Almost 1.5 billion zlotys (over $370 million) will be earmarked from the Polish budget for the project. All in all, the Polish-Belarusian border is 418km long. Most of it passes along the Bug River.