Astana to host Belarusian-Kazakhstan business forum 9 November

The second Belarusian-Kazakhstan Business Forum will be held in Astana on 9 November, spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry Andrei Savinykh told journalists.

“Prime Ministers of Belarus and Kazakhstan are expected to attend the plenary meeting of the forum. A business matchmaking session will be held as part of the business forum,” said Andrei Savinykh.

He also said that on 9 November Astana will play host to a meeting of the Belarus-Kazakhstan intergovernmental commission for trade and economic cooperation. The Belarusian delegation is headed by Deputy Prime Minister Mikhail Rusy, the Kazakh one by Emergencies Minister Vladimir Bozhko. “During the meeting the parties will consider the joint action program for economic cooperation between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Belarus,” said the spokesman.

The meeting participants will discuss promising cooperation areas in 2013. “The meeting will focus on cooperation in the manufacturing, agricultural and energy sectors, transport and logistics. Particular emphasis will be placed on the development of interregional and technical and scientific cooperation,” Andrei Savinykh. Attending the meeting will be representatives of the business communities of Belarus and Kazakhstan.

Article sourced from Belarusian Telegraph Agency


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