MINSK, 15 April (BelTA) – Belarus and Lebanon intend to strengthen ties in telecommunications, BelTA learned from the Belarusian embassy in Syria.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Syria and concurrently to Lebanon Yuri Sluka went to Beirut to visit the international technology exhibition SmartEx 2019. The ambassador got familiar with the products of Belarusian IT companies which were displayed at the exhibition for the first time. Lebanese Minister of Telecommunications and Head of the Federation of the Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture Mohammad Choucair also visited the stands of Belarusian companies. The officials discussed possible areas of Belarus-Lebanon cooperation in telecommunications, trade and economy relations in general.
During his two-day trip to Lebanon, Ambassador Yuri Sluka met with Lebanese Industry Minister Wael Abou Faour, Minister of State for Foreign Trade Hassan Murad, and Minister of State for Information Technology Adel Afiouni. The parties discussed promising areas of cooperation in industry and IT, organization of exchange visits between the two countries, and possibilities to implement business projects in order to boost trade relations.
The Belarusian ambassador also met with Head of the Lebanese-Belarusian Business Council Michel Abdo to discuss ways of stepping up trade and economy cooperation between Belarusian and Lebanese companies.More about Economy