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8 June 2016 12:30
III Forum of regions of Belarus and Russia held in Minsk
Today is the key day of the Third Forum of regions of Belarus and Russia in Minsk. The main topic of the plenary session will be the social and economic policy of the Union state. President of Belarus A.Lukashenko will make a speech. He will also have a meeting with President of Russia V.Putin. The leaders will discuss urgent topics of integration unions and international agenda. The day before, pivotal points of cooperation in all spheres were examined - it is industry, agriculture, medicine, science, social and humanitarian aspects. Dozens of contracts were signed.
Exhibition “Belagro-2016” held in Minsk
Another event within the Forum of regions in exposition “Belagro”. It represents last innovations in agriculture and adjacent areas. Taking part in the expo are a record of more than 500 companies from 23 countries. For the first time, “Belagro” also showcases achievements of the construction, oil and gas and light industries. The current expo is likely also to break the record of attendance
The Central election committee to discuss the plan of the election campaign to the Belarusian parliament
The plan of the election campaign to the Belarusian parliament will be discussed today at the Central election committee. Several documents on the election will be adopted. We remind you, that on Monday, the Head of state signed decrees specifying the dates of voting. The election to the House of representatives will be held on September, 11, to the Council of the Republic - from 18-th of June to 18-th of September. The Central election committee is assigned with responsibility to organize the campaign and control over compliance to the law. The state budget will cover the expenses. As usual, international observers are planned to be invited to monitor the election.