MINSK, 1 October (BelTA) – Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has extended greetings to Chinese President Xi Jinping as the country celebrates National Day of the People's Republic of China, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
“Over 72 years, China has achieved truly great achievements and is now entering a qualitatively new stage of its development. Beijing has offered the world wise initiatives: Belt and Road initiative, the community of common destiny for mankind, the community of common health for mankind, thus proving that it links the lives and interests of its people with the harmonious development of all people,” said the head of state.
“Thanks to your personal attention, the bilateral relations of our countries are developing in a constructive and stable way, not only at the interstate, but also at the regional level. I am pleased to mark the start of the Year of Regions of Belarus and China, another one of our joint agreements,” the president stressed.
Aleksandr Lukashenko pointed out that the Great Stone joint industrial park has been constantly expanding with new high-tech enterprises and residents. An investment project of a new generation, “Organization of High-Tech Full Cycle Agro-Industrial Production”, is being successfully implemented.
“In the current difficult times, Minsk and Beijing continue effective cooperation in the fight against the pandemic and its consequences. The Belarusian people are grateful to their Chinese friends for providing a vaccine against COVID-19,” said Aleksandr Lukashenko.
The president expressed his confidence that together the countries would be able to withstand any challenges in international security. “Our countries will continue supporting each other on the most important issues that meet the fundamental interests of the Belarusian and Chinese peoples,” the head of state stressed.
Aleksandr Lukashenko wished Xi Jinping strong health and happiness, and also peace and prosperity to all citizens of China.