Posted: 01.02.2024 10:32:00

Golovchenko heads to Almaty for Eurasian Intergovernmental Council meeting

Belarus’ Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko is on a working visit to Almaty (Kazakhstan), BelTA reports

The Prime Minister departed from Astrakhan, where he held talks with the Astrakhan Region Governor, Igor Babushkin. The parties discussed prospects for cooperation. The program of the visit included visits to the enterprises Dyuna-AST, BT SVAP, Geksa-Lotos.

In Almaty, Roman Golovchenko will take part in a meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council. The Prime Minister is expected to attend the Digital Almaty 2024 forum.

The agenda of the Intergovernmental Council meeting includes the macroeconomic situation in the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union and proposals to guarantee sustainable economic development, the current state and prospects for the development of the EAEU integrated information system, the implementation of the roadmap to create favorable conditions for the development of electronic commerce in the union, and amendments to the list of priority integration infrastructure projects in transport. Among other issues is the implementation of a joint project of accelerated rail and multimodal transportation of agricultural products and food Eurasian Agroexpress.

The key theme of the Digital Almaty 2024 forum will be “Industry X: Digital Evolution of the Future”. This year, the forum envisages an extensive business program that will cover the topics of digital transformation in industry and innovative solutions in the areas of GovTech, Industry 4.0, ESG, Smart City, and others.