Working visit to Russian Federation

    Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has arrived in Russia on a working visit.

    The head of state will take part in the events of the 2nd Belarus-Russia Forum of Regions which will be held in Sochi on 17-18 September.

    Participants of the forum will focus on the regional cooperation of Belarus and Russia in the manufacturing sector, development of the industrial policy from the technological and innovative perspectives, enhancement of industrial cooperation. There are plans to discuss the merger of financial and marketing capacities of the two countries, diversification of national economies, opening of new enterprises, development of the human capital.

    It is expected that the plenary session will be attended by over 350 representatives of legislative and executive authorities of Belarus and Russia, regions, heads of big companies and business communities.