Entrepreneurs waiting for a Law on Charity, Patronage and Sponsorship
The Confederation of Entrepreneurs
insists on the adoption of the Law on Charity, Patronage and
According to the head of the Presidium of the National confederation of entrepreneurs Uladzimir Karahin, the absence of such a law prevents businessmen from implementing their social projects, supporting talented people and holding cultural, educational or sportive events.
"Of course, it is necessary. Sponsorship, patronage and charity are the most important forms to manifest the social responsibility of business. It will be ugly without legal forms and some crimes can be committed under the disguise of charity."
Uladzimir Kavalhin says that in the absence of such a law any entrepreneur who decides to financially support to the project, can receive a criminal punishment. According to him, there have been such cases already.