More than 2 thousand participants gathered in Mogilev to partake in the 5th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia. President Alexander Lukashenko will take part in its main events today. It is planned that, together with the Russian leader Vladimir Putin, the head of the Belarusian state will speak at a plenary session of the forum dedicated to the priority areas for the development of regional cooperation as a key factor for integration and union construction. For the first time, a Business Cooperation Council is being held within the forum. There is an exhibition fair with the participation of the regions of Belarus and Russia with national farmsteads and concert venues.