Grodno region delegation visits Edirne (Turkey)

Date: 10-12 June 2019

The Grodno Branch of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry with the assistance of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in the Turkish Republic organized a visit of the Grodno region delegation to Edirne.

On the delegation led by the Chairman of the Grodno City Executive Committee Mechislav Goy were the General Director of the Grodno Branch of the BelCCI Mechislav Kostyuk, heads of the Grodno Shoe Factory "Neman", "Firma ABC" LLC, the Grodno State University named after Yanka Kupala, Grodno Meat-Processing Plant.

During the visit, the delegation had a meeting with the Head of Edirne City Administration. The sides signed a memorandum of understanding, which will form the basis for twinning of Grodno and Edirne. At the meeting with the Edirne Province Governor, inter-regional cooperation ties' strengthening was considered.

A meeting with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Edirne management and member enterprises' representatives was held. The agenda included presentations of trade and economic potential of Grodno, discussions of the possible investment projects in the fields of light industry and agriculture, product supplies.

The Belarusian delegation visited a number of enterprises of Edirne province and studied industrial cooperation opportunities.

Inter-university interaction issues were discussed during the visit. A cooperation agreement was signed between the Thrace University and the Grodno University named after Yanka Kupala. Promising education programmes were discussed.

In order to further promote bilateral cooperation, the sides agreed on organizing a visit of Edirne province delegation to Grodno to take part in Euroregion "Neman" annual forum in September.