LONDON, 10 June (BelTA) – London is ready to be a platform for raising capital in Belarus, Minister of State for Europe and the Americas at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom Sir Alan Duncan said during Belarus Capital Markets Day at London Stock Exchange on 10 June, BelTA has learned.
“We have ample opportunities on capital markets. London is the place where Belarus can raise the capital it needs to grow its economy. Our governments are ready to continue cooperation, our companies will also interact. We believe that London Stock Exchange will facilitate your economic endeavors,” Alan Duncan said.
In his words, the United Kingdom and Belarus can do a lot more to promote bilateral cooperation. Minister of State for Trade Policy at the Department for International Trade George Hollingbery is set to visit Belarus this month to take part in the first session on bilateral commercial dialogue between the two countries.
Alan Duncan noted that Minsk will soon host the 2nd European Games. “Naturally, we believe that Belarus will be a success at the European Games,” he said.