MINSK, 3 Oct – PRIME. The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, against the backdrop of Western sanctions, said that it is necessary to make a breakthrough in Belarusian microelectronics.
As the press service of the Belarusian head of state reported on Monday, Lukashenka made this order during the approval of Andrey Buynevich as the general director of OJSC Integral.
“Thank God that we have preserved this production. Therefore, it was not in vain that I said that we need to understand this production in depth, organize the process. A breakthrough is needed, a major breakthrough,” the Belarusian leader stressed.
The President noted that against the backdrop of Western sanctions, the need for the development of microelectronics is also understood in Russia. “At the last talks, the President of Russia said: ‘We are ready to pay any money for a microelectronics product.’ weapons… Nothing works… The Russians and we will invest in this area, because the global market is opening in our part: Belarusian-Russian, post-Soviet,” Lukashenka said.
He added that if the product is good, it will be bought everywhere.
“But at the same time, our competitors are crazy. Thank God that they left our market. This means that we will be in demand. Therefore, we need to deal with this area together with Russia.