MINSK, 3 October (BelTA) – Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro is expected to come to Minsk on an official visit, representatives of the Venezuelan embassy in Belarus told BelTA.
In particular, the Venezuelan president will take part in the opening ceremony of a Simon Bolivar monument in the Simon Bolivar public garden in Minsk on 5 October.
The TASS news agency refers to reports of the EFE news agency. According to the source, before flying to Belarus Nicolas Maduro will visit Russia where he will take part in the international forum on energy saving and energy industry development Russian Energy Week 2017. Nicolas Maduro is expected to meet with President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
Nicolas Maduro told media: “I also intend to meet with the president of Belarus. We will reactivate the mixed commission. We will touch upon cooperation in housing construction, industrial development, and trade with Belarus.”
After Belarus Nicolas Maduro will move on to Turkey where he will preside over a session of the intergovernmental mixed commission.