Rus News Journal

The area will have a minister in Belarus

the Penza delegation has returned from Belarus where together with representatives other 9 regions of Privolzhsky federal district participated in economic mission . As a result of a trip contracts on delivery from our region in the allied country of medicines, spare parts and agricultural forages have been concluded. In exchange we will receive buses, tractors and other technics.

the Chairman of the government of the Penza region Olga Atjukova has noticed on yesterday`s a press - conferences that remained is happy with a trip. But with amendments on an economic crisis.

- Earlier such cooperation has been presented by wider assortment, - Olga Atjukova admitted. - For example, in 2008 our foreign trade turnover with Byelorussia was 71 million dollars. It is not enough. But in comparison with 2005 when the turn was 28 million, he has grown. On level of 2009 our turn with republic, taking into account a present economic situation in both countries, will be up to standard of 2005. But also it is quite good.

the Chairman of the government has noted kindliness of the Belarus party: to the businessmen, dared to go to the next state, have given possibility to meet all enterprises interesting to them. More than half from the Penza businessmen leaving to Belarus, have concluded there contracts.

Also as a result of a trip it has been decided that in the government of Byelorussia the separate minister with whom the regional authorities will solve questions of mutual visits and cooperation will be fixed to the Penza region.