The online opening ceremony of the 22nd International Exhibition "Spring in Gomel" took place in the reception hall of the Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches in Gomel.
The ceremony was attended by Chairman of the Gomel Regional Executive Committee Gennady Solovey, Deputy Chairman of the Gomel Regional Executive Committee Andrey Konyushko, Chairman of the Gomel City Executive Committee Petr Kirichenko, General Director of the Gomel Branch of the BelCCI Marina Filonova.
"The Gomel region is open for cooperation. We produce what foreign partners need. Study, watch, come and see for yourself, " Gennady Solovey emphasized in his welcoming speech. The Governor of the region encouraged the participants and guests of the international exhibition to establish mutually beneficial contracts, and wished the organizers the results that significantly exceed expectations.
Addressing the participants, the Chairman of the Gomel City Executive Committee Pyotr Kirichenko noted the importance of the International Exhibition for the economic and eventful life of the city.
Marina Filonova, General Director of the Gomel Branch of the BelCCI, spoke about the history of the exhibition, the periods of its formation and the current format.
Welcoming remarks were also made by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Hungary Alexander Ponomarev, Acting Trade Representative of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Belarus Zalina Kobesova, Chairperson of the Sichuan Association in the Russian Federation and the CIS Countries Zeng Aigo, Chairperson of the Union of Trade and Industry Promotion Organizations of the Republic of India Priyanshu Jah.
More than 50 participants – heads and representatives of diplomatic missions, government agencies, chambers of commerce and industry of the near and far abroad states, Belarusian and foreign companies – joined the video broadcast of the opening ceremony.The 22nd International Exhibition "Spring in Gomel" will continue its work until May 27.