17 January 2013
EEC to open offices in Belarus, KazakhstanMOSCOW, 17 January (BelTA) – The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), which office is located in Moscow, will open its offices in Belarus and Kazakhstan. The relevant draft decision of the EEC Council, approved by the decision of the EEC Board, has been published on the official website of the Eurasian Economic Commission, BelTA has learnt. According to the draft provision, the office will secure EEC cooperation with the authorities of the hosting country, including in part of preparation of materials, draft decisions and recommendations of the commission regarding the formation and functioning of the Customs Union and the Single Economic Space. The office will be also involved in activities falling within the province of the commission, provide assistance in organizing the sessions of the EEC Council and prepare analytical materials. Under the draft regulations, the office will not be a legal entity. Its director will be appointed and dismissed by the Chairman of the EEC Board. The decision to open the Office of the Eurasian Economic Commission in Belarus and Kazakhstan will be considered at the next session of the EEC Council.