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Belarus, Kazakhstan to sign economic cooperation action plan

MINSK, 5 October (BelTA) – The eighth meeting of the intergovernmental Belarus-Kazakhstan commission for trade and economic cooperation will take place in Gomel on 6-7 October, BelTA learnt from the Foreign Ministry.

Belarus will be presented at the meeting by Deputy Prime Minister Valery Ivanov, Kazakhstan – by Emergencies Minister Vladimir Bozhko.

Partaking in the session on Belarus’ behalf will be representatives of the industry, agriculture and food, economy, education, healthcare ministries, the National Academy of Sciences, concerns and other organizations. The Kazakhstani delegation will include representatives of the government bodies, akimats and businessmen.

The meeting will focus on the issues of trade, economic, sci-tech and humanitarian cooperation. The meeting participants will take stock of the progress made in the implementation of the decisions taken at the previous meeting as well as the roadmap to promote the bilateral trade and economic cooperation for 2009-2011.

The parties are expected to sign an action plan for 2012-2013 to the Belarus-Kazakhstan economic cooperation program slated for implementation in 2009-2016.

The program of the session also envisages meetings between businessmen of Belarus and Kazakhstan, visits to Gomel Oblast companies.