On March 1, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko will meet with his Georgian counterpart. The night before Giorgi Margvelashvili arrived at Minsk National Airport, where he was met by a delegation of officials and honor guard.
The heads of state will discuss a wide range of issues of cooperation, with special attention to the strengthening of economic cooperation between the two countries.
One of the main tasks is to increase trade turnover to $200 million. Belarus exports to Georgia furniture, trucks, pharmaceuticals and electronics, and buys vegetables, fruit, oil and mineral water.
In 2016, Belarus-Georgia trade amounted to more than $70 million. The Heads of State agreed to increase this figure by three times back in April 2015 during the official visit of Alexander Lukashenko to Georgia.