|Xi Jinping Meets with President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus|
On April 25, 2019, President Xi Jinping met with President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus at the Great Hall of the People.
Xi Jinping pointed out that China and Belarus are all-weather good friends, and the China-Belarus comprehensive strategic partnership featuring mutual trust and win-win cooperation has been at a high level in recent years. The two countries have made fruitful achievements in jointly building the Belt and Road Initiative, with the China-Belarus industrial park becoming a model project. Bilateral practical cooperation has been elevated to a new level. The two sides should put more efforts in aligning the Belt and Road Initiative with the development strategies of the Belarusian side, jointly promote the industrial park construction as well as cooperation in economy, trade, investment, tourism and education and at local levels for in-depth and substantial development as well as for more outcomes.
Alexander Lukashenko expressed warm congratulations on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, and said that Belarus has deep trust in China and will always be China's most trustworthy friend. The Belarusian side is willing to further strengthen mutual support with the Chinese side. The Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation has become an important platform for like-minded countries to discuss cooperation. The Belarusian side is a staunch supporter and participant of cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative, and hopes to give full play to the exemplary effect of the China-Belarus industrial park, so as to promote the joint construction of the Belt and Road Initiative in Eurasia.
After the meeting, the two heads of state jointly witnessed the signing of bilateral cooperation documents and jointly unveiled the models of the stadium and natatorium assisted by the Chinese side in Belarus.
Ding Xuexiang, Yang Jiechi, Wang Yi and He Lifeng attended the meeting.