Alexander Lukashenko goes on working visit to China


Alexander Lukashenko goes on working visit to China

Alexander Lukashenko went on a working visit to China. The President’s plane took off from Minsk National Airport.

Alexander Lukashenko will stay in Beijing till the 16th of May.

There he will take part in the international cooperation forum One Belt, One Way. As many as 30 heads of states and governments are expected in Beijing. The extension and the widening of the dialogue on the Eurasian continent will be discussed.

It is expected that President Lukashenko will hold a range of bilateral meetings and negotiations with foreign leaders. A bilateral meeting of Alexander Lukashenko and China’s President Xi Jinping is planned as well.

It is not by chance Belarus’ and China’s friendship is known as “all weather”.

No matter how difficult the situation is at the world stock exchange market, Belarus and China have been building their mutually profitable relations firmly and structurally for 25 years now.

What is more, Belarus was one of the first countries to start strategic relations with China within the One Belt, One Way project. The Chinese-Belarusian industrial park became the flagship project of cooperation within the Belt and the Way.

The Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park Great Stone unites and develops both trade and technologies.

The upcoming forum will be an international event of the highest level, which was organized after Xi Jinping’s initiative One Belt, One Way. Beijing is not outlining the strategies with clear geographic borders; it is a wide circle of associates. There is an idea to cover the territory of the entire Eurasian continent from west to east with a net of trade routes. Belarus will be one of the most important junction points in this ambitious project.

What is more, Belarus is involved in two key routes of the new land Silk Way.

As many as three dozen of country and government leaders are expected in Beijing. Directors of the largest international organizations.

Besides the foreign agenda, the leaders will discuss a range of important issues for Belarus and China in trade and economy, investment, financial and humanitarian sectors. It is evident that such a large forum of a high level is rather responsibly. Despite the busy schedule and such pressure,

Xi Jinping will meet with Alexander Lukashenko.

China has always been pragmatic. However, personal relations are a weighty argument in favor of economic cooperation. Strategic trends will be discussed in Beijing in the coming days.