This October representatives of Rezekne SEZ Authority visited the Republic of Belarus, in order to discuss opportunities of implementation of common projects and to promote mutual economic cooperation.
The main aim of the working visit was to discuss the possibilities of implementation of common cross border cooperation project in scope of Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus cross border cooperation program of European Neighbourhood Instrument. The main topic of the meetings with the representatives of Free Economic Zone “Vitebsk” and Vitebsk Association of Employers and Entrepreneurs was elaboration of common cross-border cooperation project for development of territories of both special economic zones, as well as for promotion of cooperation and experience exchange between entrepreneurs and business support institutions in Latvia and Belarus.
In scope of the visit representatives of Rēzekne SEZ Authority had a meeting with the Head of Representation of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia in Republic of Belarus and participated in individual meetings with entrepreneurs, promoting economic cooperation between Latvia and Belarus. Administration of Free Economic Zone “Vitebsk” had also organized visits to the territory of free zone and zone enterprises.
In honour of the close cooperation between both zones Heads of Rēzekne SEZ Authority and Administration of Free Economic Zone “Vitebsk” together with Head of Representation of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia in Republic of Belarus planted maple trees in the Sector 1 of Free Economic Zone “Vitebsk” -“Zhurzhevo”.