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Belarus-China project on Brest frontier post complete

BREST, 23 August (BelTA) – The frontier post Brest hosted an official ceremony on 22 August to mark the completion of the joint project of the State Border Committee of Belarus and the company Bel Huawei Technologies to develop and test an intelligent video surveillance system at the state border of the Republic of Belarus, BelTA has learnt.

The pilot project was implemented as part of the international agreement on financial and technical assistance. The project cost nearly $400,000. In December 2012 an intelligent CCTV system was installed at the frontier post Brest. The system represents a set of video cameras of different assignment, data processing and storage equipment with the sophisticated software of Huawei Company and the Minsk production association of IT equipment.

The device was tested for eight months in different weather conditions. In July the system was put into operation. Today frontier guards have an opportunity for real-time round-the-clock monitoring of the border.

“The project of technical assistance is a huge contribution to support the efforts of the State Border Committee to improve the border control system with the use of the latest technologies,” Chairman of the State Border Committee of Belarus Alexander Boyechko noted. “We have explored world experience in state border protection equipment. Huawei jointly with the Belarusian counterparts has successfully implemented the project. I am confident that our cooperation has great prospects,” he added.

According to Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Belarus Gong Jianwei, Huawei Company is among the world’s leaders in telecommunications equipment. Its video surveillance systems are widely used on the Chinese state border. According to the diplomat, the project has been implemented as part of the agreements reached by the leaders of the two countries during the official visit of the President of Belarus to China.

A new CCTV system was installed at the part