The document provides for developing transport sector, Smart City technologies, and waste recycling.
St. Petersburg Governor Alexander Beglov and Mayor of Antwerp Bart de Wever met on Monday in St. Petersburg. The meeting agenda included cooperation in fashion industry and creative cluster, high-tech development, business and tourism, as well as creating a textile and clothes making industry technology park.
Alexander Beglov and Bart de Wever signed a revised agreement on social, economic, research, technology, humanitarian and cultural cooperation between the government of St. Petersburg and the Antwerp City Council.
The document provides for developing transport sector, Smart City technologies, and waste recycling. Last year, the trade turnover between the two cities grew 2.5-fold.
The Belgian delegation brought a bell to be installed in the Peter and Paul Cathedral of the Peter and Paul Fortress as a gift to St. Petersburg. The 60-ton bell was made in summer 2018.
Photo and video: St. Petersburg TV channel