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22 September 2022, 12:35

CITIC Construction top manager reveals major outcomes of meeting with Lukashenko

MINSK, 22 September (BelTA) – The meeting with Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko was very fruitful, Yang Jianqiang, First Deputy President of CITIC Construction Co., Ltd., told reporters answering a question of a BelTA journalist after his meeting with Aleksandr Lukashenko on 22 September, BelTA informs.

“My meeting with the president went very well and was very fruitful and productive. Aleksandr Lukashenko spoke about his recent meeting with President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the SCO summit in Samarkand. During this meeting the two leaders focused on economic cooperation between the Republic of Belarus and the People's Republic of China,” Yang Jianqiang said.

“As you know, CITIC Construction has been operating on the Belarusian market for a long time and has implemented a number of large-scale projects,” he added.

Yang Jianqiang went on saying: “We have been assured of support at today's meeting and we hope to implement new projects in Belarus that will benefit the economy of your country. In particular, these are such high-tech projects as the third stage of the Belarusian National Biotechnology Corporation project to produce vitamins. We also discussed investments in a project in agriculture.”

According to Yang Jianqiang, the pandemic created many problems for the implementation of projects. “We plan to involve more employees of Belarusian companies. We see how much the competence and professional level of Belarusian construction companies have grown,” the Chinese top manager emphasized.

The international engineering company Citic Construction Co., Ltd. was established in November 2002. It is a subsidiary of China's largest state-run financial corporation CITIC Group. Its business covers six major sectors including finance, resources and energy, manufacturing, engineering contracting, real estate and infrastructure. The company implements projects in the CIS countries, Southeast Asia, South America, the Middle East and Africa. In 2007, it was one of the first Chinese engineering companies to start operations in Belarus.

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