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27 February 2020, 12:30

Supreme Eurasian Economic Council to meet in Minsk on 19 May

Mikhail Myasnikovich
Mikhail Myasnikovich

MINSK, 27 February (BelTA) – A meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council will take place with the participation of the heads of state of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) in Minsk on 19 May. The 1st Eurasian Economic Forum will take place on the same day, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Mikhail Myasnikovich told the media after his meeting with Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko on 27 February, BelTA has learned.

The head of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission suggested holding the two events in Minsk, and Aleksandr Lukashenko supported the idea. Apart from the EAEU presidents, there are plans to invite Kazakhstan's First President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

According to Mikhail Myasnikovich, an organizing committee will be set up in the near future to prepare for the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council. He plans to ask Belarus' Prime Minister Sergei Rumas to lead the committee.

The business community will be widely involved in the economic forum to discuss how to improve communication between business entities in the EAEU so that competition would be fair without artificial obstacles,” said Mikhail Myasnikovich.

A meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council will be held in Minsk on 9-10 April. A conference on sustainable development goals will be held then as well. Mikhail Myasnikovich plans to meet with Belarus' National Coordinator for SDGs Anatoly Isachenko.

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