Shenzhen and Minsk are now Twin Towns
Shenzhen and Minsk have reached an agreement to establish twin-town relations. The agreement was signed on 22 January during the visit of Belarusian Prime Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich to China.
This agreement and twin-town relations will facilitate the development of a comprehensive legal framework needed to implement joint projects.
On 7 February, Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei met with Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Belarus Cui Qiming. “The parties discussed the issues of further development of bilateral Belarusian-Chinese cooperation, including joint projects,” the Foreign Ministry said.
The Belarusian Premier noted that a day before China’s President Xi Jinping had suggested an action plan to promote the bilateral cooperation. “We need to draft a list of projects and companies that will run these projects. The governments will make sure these projects will be lucrative for the companies involved,” the Belarusian Premier said.
“I think several projects might be of interest to Shenzhen-based companies and other companies from Guangdong Province,” the Belarusian head of government said. For example, ZTE Corporation has ready communicated its readiness to start operations in Minsk.
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