A meeting of the 5th session of the Mixed Commission on Economic Cooperation between Russia and the Belgian-Luxemburg Economic Union (BLEU) will take place in the capital of Belgium, Brussels.
The Russian delegation at this meeting is headed by the chairman of the Russian part of the commission - Minister of Labour and Social Development Alexander Pochinok.
After the end of the meeting the sides will sign a final document.
The day before, on Monday, Pochinok met with the top officials of the High Council on Diamonds in Antwerpen and with Belgian Minister of Employment Mrs. Laurette Onkelinx.
On Wednesday the Russian Minister's trip to the region will be capped in Luxemburg with the meetings with Vice-Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs of that country Mrs. Lydie Polfer. Alexander Pochinok will also visit the Chamber of Commerce of Luxemburg and the European Satellite Company.
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