MINSK, 22 September (BelTA) - The Belarusian cuisine restaurant Minsk has opened its doors in Beijing, BelTA learned from the Belarusian embassy in China.
Attending the opening ceremony was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to China Yuri Senko. He stressed the symbolism of the event. This year Belarus and China are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the diplomatic relations, while China has been hosting Days of Belarusian Culture from 1 July to 1 October. The Belarusian cuisine will help the Chinese people to better understand the traditions and features of traditional and modern culture of Belarus and to use the potential of culinary diplomacy to bring the two nations closer together.
The event was also attended by heads and employees of foreign diplomatic missions in China and the management of the Chinese investor Zhaolin Group.
The restaurant Minsk is located in one of the large business centers of the Beijing Technical and Economic Development Zone and is the first restaurant of Belarusian cuisine in China.