During the meeting of the executive committee of Belarus National Olympic Committee (NOC) held on September 20, the Head of the Belarusian Olympic delegation for the Olympic Games 2008 in Beijing was appointed. According to Gennady Alekseenko, NOC first Vice-president, Assistant to the President of the Republic of Belarus on physical culture, sport and tourism, Alexander Grigorov, Minister of Sport and Tourism was appointed to this high position.

The delegation of the People's Bank of China headed by Xiang Junbo arrives in Minsk for two-day visit at the invitation of the State Control Committee of the Republic of Belarus, the State Control Committee press centre reported.

On September 19, A.Tozik, Belarusian Ambassador to China participated in the first briefing for the heads of diplomatic missions, held by The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games (BOCOG). "Chinese authorities attach importance to providing monarchs, heads of the states, governments and other distinguished international guests with high-grade services during the Olympic Games" reported Liu Qi, President of Beijing Organizing Committee.

Next round of Belarusian and Chinese consulate consultations was held on September 19, 2006 in Minsk. The Belarusian delegation was headed by Oleg Karnachev, Chief of the Passport and Visas Department of the Consulate Directorate of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus and the Chinese - Deputy Director of the Consulate Department of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China Zhang Ligo.

Ministers of Defense of China and Belarus set the prospects of further military and military technical cooperation at the talks held in Minsk, as Leonid Maltsev, general-colonel, the Minister of Defense of Belarus, stated during the visit of his Chinese colleague general-colonel Cao Gangchuan.

“The Republic of Belarus is interested in further development and strengthening of military cooperation with China”, L.Maltsev, Minister of Defense of the Republic of Belarus and  General-Colonel, reported on September 13 during the meeting with Cao Gangchuan, Minister of Defense of China, who arrived for official visit in Minsk.

Alexander Lukashenko, the President of the Republic of Belarus, met with Cao Gangchuan, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission, state councilor, Minister of national defense. The Republic of Belarus and the PRC take similar positions on main international issues, render mutual support in the UN and other international organizations.

The Joint Research Centre of Belarusian State University and Heilongjiang Petroleum Institute was established in Harbin. The affair was held within the framework of BSU’s delegation visit headed by Sergey Rakhmanov, First Vice-Principal. 

Ministries of Defense of Belarus and China are ready to develop bilateral ties. It was stated at the meeting of Sergei Gurulev, Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces - First Deputy Minister of Defence of the Republic of Belarus Lieutenant-General, and Zhang Xuincai, Head of the Chinese People's liberation army delegation.

Chinese military delegation is to get acquainted with the system of communication personnel training in the Belarusian Army. The Minister of Defense press-centre reported the visit of Chinese military delegation headed by Zhang Xuncai, Director-General of Signals of PLA General Staff Major-General, to take place on September, 3-6.

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