Belarusis ready for close cooperation in the field of light industry with theIvanovoregion. This was stated by President Alexander Lukashenko at the meeting with governor of the Russian region Pavel Konkov. During the talks at thePalaceofIndependencethe Parties have discussed in detail the issues of further socio-economic cooperation. The trade turnover betweenBelarusand theIvanovoregion reached $ 70 million last year. Cooperation in the fields of light industry and mechanical engineering are of the greatest interest. During the visit of the delegation of the Russian region a road map of cooperation for 2016-2017 will be signed.