Minsk and Orenburg regions signed a cooperation agreement at the Forum of Regions

The agreement between the Minsk Regional Executive Committee and the Government of the Orenburg Region on cooperation and development of ties was signed today during the 6th Forum of the Regions of Belarus and Russia in St. Petersburg, the press service of the Minsk Regional Executive Committee reports.

The document was signed by the Chairman of the Minsk Regional Executive Committee Anatoly Isachenko and the Acting Governor of the Orenburg Region Denis Pasler.

The validity of the document - 5 years. The agreement assumes that both parties will strive for trade and economic partnership, promote the expansion and strengthening of cooperation in scientific, technical, social and humanitarian spheres, the implementation of international and foreign economic relations.

“I am sure that our cooperation will intensify the exchange of experiences between our regions and as a result will help in the implementation of successful projects and the development of cultural exchanges,” said Anatoly Isachenko.

In addition, on July 17, a cooperation agreement was signed between the Minsk Regional Council of Deputies and the Legislative Assembly of the Sverdlovsk Region. The agreement provides for the strengthening of cooperation in the sphere of rule-making and deputy activities. This involves the exchange of texts of regulatory legal acts, their projects, analytical, methodological and other materials, the development of direct contacts between deputies, standing committees and commissions, holding joint conferences, seminars and meetings.

Additionally. The Minsk Region concluded 40 cooperation agreements with regions of the Russian Federation and more than 100 between the districts and the city of Zhodino with administrative and territorial units of the Russian Federation. This allows interaction on a long-term contractual basis.

For reference. For 20 years, the trade turnover of the Minsk region with the Russian Federation increased 6.2 times.

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