Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko believes that Belarus should switch from loans to investments in its cooperation with China. Alexander Lukashenko made this statement at the meeting with heads of Belarusian diplomatic missions and consular institutions on 17 July, BelTA has learnt.

The Belarusian Innovative Foundation has plans to use China's expertise and knowledge in financing venture projects and to find experts to promote the Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park, BelTA learnt from Aide to the Chairman of the State Committee for Science and Technology Yuri Lukashevich.

Parliamentary cooperation between Belarus and China will develop progressively, Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Vladimir Andreichenko said as he met with Chairperson of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China Fu Ying in Minsk on 8 July, BelTA has learned.

Belarus invites China to consider multilateral cooperation across a number of projects, including projects in transportation, trade and logistics. The proposal was put forward by Belarusian Prime Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich in Minsk on 7 July during his meeting with Vice Minister of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, co-chair of the Belarus-China commission for trade and economic cooperation Zhong Shan, BelTA has learnt.

Belarus is interested in the development of economic, investment and cultural cooperation with China, Head of the Belarus President Administration Andrei Kobyakov said as he met with Zhou Li, Vice Minister of the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, in Minsk on 2 July, BelTA has learned.

The Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park has been named the Great Stone Industrial Park. The new name of the park was formalized by Decree No. 326 “Concerning the operation of the Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park “Great Stone Industrial Park” signed by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on 30 June, BelTA learnt from the press service of the Belarusian head of state.

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