Greetings to Chinese President Xi Jinping

    Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko extended greetings to Chinese President Xi Jinping as the country celebrates National Day on 1 October.

    “Confidently approaching the 70th anniversary of the foundation of new China, the country’s leadership and people demonstrate determination to secure a prosperous, stable and advanced state. Every day the People’s Republic of China assumes increased responsibility for the fate of its allies with whom the country is implementing its Belt and Road project,” the message of greetings runs.

    The head of state noted that the relations of trust-based all-round strategic partnership and mutually beneficial cooperation between Belarus and China had entered a new level of development.

    As part of the agreements reached during the meeting of the two leaders in Qingdao on 10 June 2018, Aleksandr Lukashenko has invited Xi Jinping to attend the Belt and Road global forum which is due to take place at the China-Belarus Industrial Park Great Stone in 2019. “I will be happy to see you at this milestone international event. I am confident that the forum will add an additional impetus to the Belt and Road initiative,” the President stressed.