Days of the Brest Region at the International Exhibition and Forum "Russia" at the VDNKh
11 January 2024

The Days of the Brest Region opened at the International Exhibition and Forum "Russia", which runs at the VDNKh in Moscow.

The official opening ceremony was attended by еhe Eurasian Economic Commission Board Chairman Mikhail Myasnikovich, State Secretary of the Union State Dmitry Mezentsev, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Russian Federation Dmitry Krutoy, deputy governors of a number of Russian regions, representatives of the cultural and business elite of the two countries.

The potential of the Brest Region will be presented in the Belarusian pavilion until 29 January. The guests will be able to get acquainted with the economic, industrial, cultural and tourist potential of the region, national traditions. Separate expositions are presented by Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park, the memorial complex "Brest Fortress-Hero", the Free Economic Zone "Brest". The city of Brest has its own stand; sport, tourist and agricultural locations have been decorated. In addition, information about the activities and offers of the Brest Science and Technology Park is presented to the guests.

As soon as agricultural sector is the pride of the Brest region, it is in focus. The visitors will be presented with the achievements of farmers and the best products of the region's producers.

The industrial potential of the region is shown through the enterprises of the Free Economic Zone "Brest". The stand features models of the largest enterprises – Free Economic Zone residents in various spheres: construction materials, clothing, furniture, food, household appliances.

The programme of the Days of Brest Region includes presentations of economic, scientific and technical, tourist, historical and cultural potential of the Brest region, as well as the organization of negotiating platforms for business representatives from the Brest region and Russian regions in order to establish direct business contacts.

On the Days of Brest Region opening day, Valery Labun, Director General of the Brest Branch of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, met with Ivan Bulavin, representative of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the Sverdlovsk region of the Russian Federation. The meeting addressed the plans of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry for 2024, as well as promising areas for expanding contacts between the business circles.