MINSK, 22 March (BelTA) – Belarus is interested in attracting strategic investors from the Republic of Korea. The relevant statement was made as Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrei Dapkiunas met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to Belarus Kim Yong Ho, the ministry's press service told BelTA.
The meeting was organized due to the completion of the ambassador's diplomatic mission. Andrei Dapkiunas noted that during his stay in Belarus Kim Yong Ho had made a considerable contribution to the integral expansion of bilateral interaction, particularly in the sphere of trade, cooperation in science and education, cultural affairs.
The Belarusian diplomat stressed the country's interest in advancing mutually beneficial cooperation of companies with the Korean private sector, including in the sphere of investments. The sides discussed possibilities and terms of encouraging manufacturers and investors from South Korea to work in the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone, which is already home to over 40 companies from various parts of the world, including China, the USA, and the European Union.
The ambassador mentioned interest of South Korean companies in cooperation in trade and in working on the Belarusian market as strategic investors. Kim Yong Ho drew attention to the hardworking and thrifty nature of Belarusian people, which is similar to traditional traits of Koreans. He expressed confidence in successful cooperation.
The meeting also touched upon preparations for high-level visits, further facilitation of travel formalities for Belarusians and Koreans, prospects of enabling more favorable conditions for bilateral trade, including in view of Belarus' membership in the Eurasian Economic Union.More about Politics