29 January 2021
Opinion: Only dialogue, people’s unity can help address any issue
GOMEL, 29 January (BelTA) - Only through dialogue, consolidation, and people’s unity is it possible to address any issue related to further development of the country, First Deputy Head of the Belarus President Administration Maksim Ryzhenkov said at the regional meeting of the Gomel Oblast participants in the 6th Belarusian People's Congress in Gomel on 28 January, BelTA has learned.
Maksim Ryzhenkov stressed that the Belarusian society and the state are striving for further development. “Indeed, we need some, maybe, broader social dialogue. It is necessary to conduct it, create [something new] on the basis that has been developed so far. We are moving forward, and we have to pass on to our children a better country, even more developed, but independent, stable and prosperous,” said the deputy head of the Belarus President Administration.
In his opinion, these issues cannot be solved by empty appeals and emotions. “We can solve all the problems only through a dialogue in the society, through consolidation of the society, the people’s unity, increased mutual trust,” the first deputy head of the Belarus President Administration said.
According to Maksim Ryzhenkov, the Belarusian People's Congress is a platform to discuss a wide range of the most topical issues related to the state development and this opportunity should be used with maximum efficiency.
The regional meeting on 28 January was attended by First Deputy Prime Minister Nikolai Snopkov, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Nazarov, heads of ministries, representatives of the deputy corps, the executive branch and labor collectives of the region.
The 6th Belarusian People's Congress will take place in Minsk on 11-12 February 2021. The main provisions of Belarus' social and economic development program for 2021-2025, as well as the trends of the country's social and political development will be discussed by the participants of the Congress. The total number of the participants and invitees will be 2,700 people. Gomel Oblast will be represented by 310 delegates.