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Touristic potential of St. Petersburg discussed in Belgium

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Touristic potential of St. Petersburg discussed in Belgium


St. Petersburg Committee for Tourism Development organise Welcome to St. Petersburg! presentation in several EU countries aiming to promote the city touristic potential. The presentation took place in Brussels this year. 

The head of the Russian Center in Mons Claire Reverseau and  Mons University Russian Language department teachers took part in Brussels presentation. Tour business and St. Petersburg Committee for Tourism Development  representatives had speeches there. The consular official from the RF Embassy in Belgium has explained the electronic visa details. 

The Russian Centre employers have discussed the possibility of RSL students travel to St. Petersburg. A numerous amount of the Belgian Russian community representatives came to the  presentation.

 Claire Reverseau

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