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The Union budget and modernization of the transport infrastructure will be the main topics of the VI Forum of regions of Belarus and Russia. It will open in St. Petersburg on July 17. And preparing for the event was discussed today in Minsk, reports channel “MIR 24”.
“Each forum poses a great task of filling the efficiency of our cooperation. For example, one of the issues that we will certainly discuss is the effectiveness of spending of the Union state. In our opinion, the project is not enough. We know that there is a surplus in the budget of the Union state. And if there is a surplus, which we do not have joint projects?” – said the Deputy Chairman of the Council of the Republic National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus Marianna Shchetkina.
The forum of regions is not only a venue for multimillion dollar contracts, but also a good opportunity to discuss the most problematic issues. Participants will speak about the development of a common information space, strengthening cultural ties, cooperation in tourism and education.
The Central event will be a plenary session with the participation of heads of state of Russia and Belarus.