© Photo : Embassy of Belarus In Franceairairline the opening quarter of the Belarusian wooden houses was held in the French city of Sochi© Photo : Embassy of Belarus In France
The opening ceremony of the Belarusian quarter of wooden houses was held in the French city of Sochi, reports Sputnik of Belarus.
A residential quarter was given the name Jean-Emmanuel Gilbert, the physician, botanist and biologist who was born in Lyon, and at the end of the eighteenth century lived in the Belorussian city of Grodno, founded the medical Academy and the Botanical garden. It is named after the Grodno city Park, where at the entrance there is a bronze sculpture of the scientist.
© Photo : Embassy of Belarus In Belarusian Franciacorta wooden houses in the French city of Sochi© Photo : Embassy of Belarus In Belarusian Franciacorta wooden houses in the French city of Sochi
Mayor Alan Casoni in the presence of customers and Belarusian builders unveiled a commemorative plaque dedicated to Ilibero. The Ambassador of Belarus to France Pavel Latushko noted the symbolism of this event, stressing that the assignment of the block name of the Frenchman, who made a great contribution to the development of Grodno, represents the respect for our joint history
This is not the first such project. In the French region of Lorraine from the Belarusian material has built 71 apartment house, and by the end of 2019 construction will be increased to 132 houses.