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Krasnoyarsk Krai ready to cooperate with Belarus in high technology

MINSK, 29 October (BelTA) – Krasnoyarsk Krai is ready to cooperate with Belarus in high technology, Governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai Lev Kuznetsov said as he met with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko on 29 October.

He stressed that there is an interest to develop cooperation with Belarus in every area, from transport to high technologies: “We got the right from the Russian Federation to develop a nuclear space cluster as 90% of the world satellite programs are worked out, designed, constructed and then supported in Zheleznogorsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai.” The Russian governor also said that Krasnoyrask Krai is interested in the Belarusian experience in healthcare, construction, town-planning policy, transport infrastructure.

At a time when Belarus is gearing up to host the 2014 IIHF World Championship, Krasnoyarsk has a chance to host the 2019 Winter Universiade: “Krasnoyarsk Krai has been honored to represent Russia in a bid campaign to host the games. If we win this opportunity, the Belarusian experience in construction and use of sports facilities will be very useful.”

Lev Kuznetsov also said about a big interest to develop cultural relations with Belarus.

“Partnership with you is a big honor for us,” the Governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai stressed.