Belarus and Kazakhstan Plan to Coordinate their Actions on Industrial Safety

15.03.2011 14:05
Архив Редакция

Because of differences in regulatory frameworks of the CIS countries, the Ministry of Emergencies of Belarus plans to address issues of cooperation in the sphere of industrial safety on a bilateral level. As Head of Department for Supervision of Safety in the MES industry Victor Borovski reported on March 14, the first agreement on cooperation in this sphere will be signed with the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kazakhstan. 

According to Victor Borovski, such agreement will simplify the procedure for the Belarusian experts to examine some company in Kazakhstan, supplying its products to Belarus, and vice versa, BelaPAN.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister of Belarus Mikhail Miasnikovich said at a meeting with Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Masimov on March 15 that Belarus and Kazakhstan should move, as a whole, to a higher level of cooperation, BelTA informs.

Mikhail Miasnikovich stressed that Kazakhstan is a strategic partner of Belarus and the parties should step up investment and innovation cooperation in the future. «We will strive to add up or strengthen already existing relationships,» said the Belarusian Premier.

According to Mikhail Miasnikovich, more than a dozen joint high-tech projects are currently under development. The Prime Minister drew particular attention to the possibility of cooperation in space sphere. «Customs Union and Common Economic Space make it possible to solve global problems by modern civilized methods of work,» said Mikhail Miasnikovich.