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China to cement cooperation with Belarus: senior Chinese official

2017-05-14 21:13:00 (Beijing Time)         Chinadaily.com.cn

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BEIJING -- China is willing to cement its sound cooperation with Belarus and push collaborations in various fields, according to senior Chinese official Meng Jianzhu.

Meng, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), made the remarks here on Saturday during a meeting with Nikolay Snopkov, deputy director of the Belarusian presidential office, according to a press release on Sunday.

Meng, who is Chinese chairman of the two countries' Intergovernmental Committee of Cooperation, said China welcomes Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko to attend the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation on Sunday and Monday.

Snopkov, also Belarusian chairman of the committee, said Belarus values its relations with China and hopes to actively participate in the construction of the Belt and Road.