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Realization of Horizont's innovative project NeoPark evaluated

MINSK ( BelTA) – Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Natalya Kochanova has evaluated the realization of the innovation and manufacturing project NeoPark at premises of the holding company Horizont, BelTA has learned.

Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Natalya Kochanova, Internal Affairs Minister Ivan Kubrakov, and Chairman of the Minsk City Executive Committee Vladimir Kukharev went on a tour of the premises and participated in a government conference held to discuss the project's implementation. Horizont Director General Yuri Predko told them about the reconstruction of the territory.

Natalya Kochanova said: “The president gave instructions to reclaim the unused premises of Horizont and start manufacturing there. This is why a schedule for reclaiming the premises has been put together and we keep an eye on its implementation. All this year's planned measures have been fulfilled. In particular, those concerning the reconstruction of manufacturing wing No.25. It didn't look so well, old equipment was installed there, but now the building has been spruced up. The building will be commissioned in H1 2022. New equipment will be installed there in order to make Horizont's traditional goods.”

Smart consumer products developed by Horizont specialists will be made in the innovation and industry center, which is being reconstructed. The renovation began several months ago. The rooms have been modernized, the walls, ceilings, and floors have been redecorated, windows and doors have been replaced. The industrial center is about 60 % ready. It will be fully ready by July 2022.

The innovation and manufacturing project NeoPark will be located within an area limited by Kuibysheva Street, Masherova Avenue, Krasnaya Street, and Kiseleva Street in Minsk. A unique cutting-edge technological cluster will be established there. Eighteen buildings will house modern manufacturing facilities, medicine and education centers, car parks, cultural spaces, and innovative environment. The space will be fitted with smart benches and solar-power street lights. The project's implementation takes into account the location of the buildings, their architectural designs will be preserved.

The head of the upper chamber of the Belarusian parliament stressed that the project's implementation will be closely followed. The project is supposed to be fully implemented in 2025.

Natalya Kochanova also went on a tour of the innovation and R&D center of the holding company Horizont. She saw a showroom of the latest products, the central office for children's preschool projects and educational projects, and various other offices.