Minsk, Seoul sign memorandum of understanding

Minsk and Seoul have signed a memorandum of understanding, of establishing friendly relations and cooperation, Chairman of the Minsk City Council Mikhail Pavlov said at a session commenting on his visit to South Korea on July 6-9 where he attended the World e-Government Mayors Forum, reported Belta.

According to Mikhail Pavlov, the cooperation within the framework of the memorandum will allow the two capitals to share experience in different areas. For instance, Minsk is interested in the experience of Korean specialists in housing construction and organization of the work of public transport.

Minsk has recently intensified the cooperation with big cities of the Far East. Last year the Days of Belarusian culture were held in the Chinese Changchun and the Days of Japanese Sendai were held in the Belarusian capital. An exhibition dedicated to Mink is expected to be held in Japan in autumn this year.

Minsk has signed twin-town agreements with 14 cities. Moreover, the Belarusian capital maintains close relations with almost 80 cities-partners.