An official delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Mikhail Rusy visited Israel on 21-22 May. The delegation took part in the sixth session of the Belarusian-Israeli committee on trade and economic cooperation.
“We look forward to cooperation with the European Union countries which have made great advances in the development of digital economy. It would be great if the transition economies such as Belarus could implement the European experience in the shortest possible time,” the vice speaker said.
On 22 May the Economy Ministry hosted a meeting of the ministerial working group chaired by Belarus' First Deputy Prime Minister Vasily Matyushevsky. The working group met to decide on Belarus' social and economic development forecast for 2019.
Alexander Yaroshenko said: “The office building in the park was commissioned last year. There are plans to set up a center on the second stage of the building to provide comprehensive services to investors along the lines of the one-stop shop principle. The relevant model is in development."
“For us, all fields of activity are very important. But most promising, in our opinion, is energy and agriculture. I would also like to commend Belarus' achievements in the information and communication technologies. We believe that these technologies have great potential, and we welcome the Belarusian investments in this area,” Eduard Muricky said.
“The meeting participants will discuss the issues related to the implementation of the coherent foreign policy of Belarus and Russia, consider the main problems of ensuing the economic security of the Union State, the status and prospects for trade and economic interaction between Belarus and Russia's Chechnya,” the press service noted.
The head of government drew attention to the state programs on roads and utilities. “People often make their opinion about the work of the government as a whole based on how effective these sectors are,” he said.
Alexander Yaroshenko spoke about the development of the social infrastructure in the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone. “In the long term it will be a city with 120,000 residents and with the relevant infrastructure components such as residential buildings, office premises, and retail outlets," he said.