President Alexander Lukashenko Meets with Director of the Administration of High Technologies Park

14 January 2010

On 14 January President Alexander Lukashenko met with Valery Tsepkalo, Director of the Administration of High Technologies Park, to receive his report on the park's performance in 2009.

The park's main areas of activity are development and implementation of information and communication technologies and software in Belarus, as well as their export. Today this is one of the fastest growing segments of the Belarusian economy, a leader of the country's services sector.

The output of software products in 2009 totaled Br390 billion, up 50 per cent from the preceding year. As of the beginning of 2010, the park included 80 resident companies.

In 2009 the park carried out a project that featured the biggest amount of direct foreign investments in Belarusian history: the first HTP Production and Administrative Complex was constructed, becoming the biggest structure of this type in the country.

Mr. Tsepkalo also briefed the President on the park's international projects, which were gaining momentum in 2009. Specifically, there was a meeting with the leader of Malaysia; such countries as the United Arab Emirates and Azerbaijan showed their interest to the park's activity too.

Kuprevicha, 1/1, 220141, Minsk, Belarus.