Consulate of the Republic of Belarus opens in Guangzhou

The Consulate General of Republic of Belarus in Guangzhou held an opening ceremony on Nov. 9.

On November 9th, the Consulate General of Republic of Belarus in Guangzhou held an opening ceremony at Zhujiang New Town. The office will cover Guangdong, Fujian, Hunan, Hainan, Jiangxi Provinces as well as the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

Before attending the opening ceremony, Zhang Guangjun, Vice Governor of Guangdong Province, met with Andrei Dapkiunas, the Republic of Belarus’ Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, along with a delegation.

Zhang said that in recent years, the local exchange and cooperation between Guangdong and the Republic of Belarus had been further strengthened. “China-Belarus Industrial Park is one of the large-scale projects part of the Belt and Road Initiative. Guangdong’s participation in the construction of industrial park shows that Guangdong has firmly seized the historic opportunities brought by The Belt and Road Initiative to further expand the cooperation between two countries in the fields of economy, tourism, transportation, logistics industry, information industry and so on.”

Dapkiunas expressed that the consulate general in Guangzhou will fulfill an essential role as a bridge between the two countries and promote future cooperation. Dapkiunas stated, “I felt the passion from Guangzhou, we will provide necessary cooperation on the governmental to promote communication between Guangzhou and Belarus.”

The China-Belarus Industrial Park is located in the suburbs of Minsk, the capital of Belarus. The key projects of the China-Belarus Industrial Park are the development of electronic information, more efficient manufacturing, the logistics industry, and warehousing.

Author | Xiaowen, Hainan

Editor | Simon, Olivia