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from 29.09.2015

Andrei Kobyakov and Sergei Naryshkin opened Business and Cultural Complex of the Belarusian Embassy in Russia in Moscow

The opening ceremony of the Business and Cultural Complex of the Belarusian Embassy in Russia held today in Moscow. Red ribbon in front of the constructed building complex solemnly cut the Prime Minister of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov and the Russian State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin.

According to Andrei Kobyakov, today - a momentous and long-awaited event - the opening of the business and cultural complex of the Embassy of Belarus in Russia. According to him, the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has often repeated that Moscow - not a strange city, and Russia - is not only a fraternal state, but also an important strategic ally.

Andrei Kobyakov said that the idea of creating in the Russian capital a single point of support for Belarus in Russia, places the presentation of Belarusian culture, traditions and scientific and economic potentials ripening for a long time. Сonceived the idea of the complex Ambassador Vladimir Grigoriev, who created the conditions for the realization of this project. The final shape of the project founded be Ambassador Vasiliy Dolgolev and successfully completed the construction of the current head of the diplomatic mission Igor Petrishenko.

Prime Minister noted that the task of the new facility - to become a good platform for the presentation of the investment and export potential of Belarus, a traditional meeting place for the business community of countries and point of attraction for the Belarusian-Russian cooperation in various fields. Business and cultural complex in its capabilities impressively versatile. His site meets all modern requirements for a wide range of activities, from public celebrations, business consultations and negotiations to the organization of new productions, live performances star classical and pop music, international exhibitions, workshops, briefings and press conferences. Andrei Kobyakov separately thanked the leadership of Russia - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev for the support of this project, and the government of Moscow - for their invaluable help in resolving all the difficulties and formalities in construction.

In turn, the speaker of the State Duma Sergei Naryshkin expressed confidence that the business and cultural complex of the Embassy will be in demand, will be a place for friendly and business meetings.

The total area of the business and cultural center of the Embassy of Belarus in Russia is more than 15 thousand square meters. It includes a multifunctional conference hall for 240 seats, a media press center, musical and literary salon, a library, a restaurant of Belarusian cuisine and other facilities. Due to the technological parameters and equipment the complex meets all modern requirements.