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from 21.09.2015

Andrei Kobyakov met with the Governor of the Ulyanovsk region

Prime Minister of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov offers the Ulyanovsk region more actively develop projects in the field of industrial cooperation. He said as he met with the Governor of the Ulyanovsk region Sergey Morozov.

Andrei Kobyakov said that Belarus attaches great importance to cooperation both with Russia as a whole and its regions. Last year the trade between Belarus and the Ulyanovsk region has reached a historic high. This year there has been some decline, and the situation must be corrected, the head of the Belarusian government noted.
According to Andrei Kobyakov, Belarus is ready to offer a wide range of technique Ulyanovsk region, in particular, may be a promising expansion of cooperation with MTZ, MAZ and "Belkommunmash." Ulyanovsk region plans a major renewal of buses and trolleybuses.

In addition to trade the most important area of cooperation should be industrial cooperation. For joint projects can connect such Belarusian companies as "Gomselmash" holdings "Automotive components" and "Belstankoinstrument." Previously, with the participation of "Gomselmash" in the Ulyanovsk region was created the joint venture for the production of combine harvesters, but then it stopped working. Andrei Kobyakov suggested the possibility of the resumption of production at the plant.

In addition, the head of the Belarusian Government proposed the creation of a commission on trade-economic cooperation between Belarus and the Ulyanovsk region.

While the meeting the possiblity of cooperation in the construction industry also discussed. Ulyanovsk region has been housing overhaul and upgrade elevators. Andrei Kobyakov noted that the Belarusian builders have already participated in the construction of neighborhoods in other Russian cities, and the quality of their work did not cause any complaints.

Following the meeting, Andrei Kobyakov and Sergei Morozov signed an action plan for the years 2015-2017 to the cooperation agreement. Chairman of the Minsk City Executive Committee Andrei Shorets and the first deputy head of the Ulyanovsk Alexey Gaev put their signatures under the twinning agreement between Minsk and Ulyanovsk.