Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus in the Russian Federation Igor Petrishenko presented in Petrozavodsk, Karelia key drivers of brand new buses. They are made at the Minsk Automobile Plant and came to Karelia joint pilot project. As the general director of the company "Karelavtotrans" Nicholas Koksharov Belarus took compensation refinancing that trucking company had to pay the bank.
— Minsk Automobile Plant has won the tender and placed into the Republic the first batch of buses, — told the "Russian newspaper" Ambassador Igor Petrishenko. — All machines are of high quality, with special provisions for the transport of wheelchair users, with Euro 5 engines, hydraulic mechanical transmission. And buses — is a joint work of Russian and Belarusian companies. Some sites and mechanisms are made in Russia.
In addition, on the basis of "Karelavtotrans" has already made an official service center, which will serve the Belarusian buses. As commented by a representative of the Minsk Automobile Plant Felix Goncharov, the company hopes that this is only the beginning of cooperation. Belarus is ready to deliver not only Karelia commuter car, but comfortable tourist buses.