Chairman Zhou Yamin attends the Belt and Road Forum in Belarus

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       On July 2nd, the Belt and Road Forum, jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China and the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Belarus, opened at the Great Stone Industrial Park, in Minsk, the capital of Belarus. Nikolai Snopkov, Deputy Head of the Belarus President Administration, read out a congratulatory letter from President Alexander Grigoryevich Lukashenko of Belarus, at the forum. He Wei, Vice Chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, Qian Keming, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Commerce of China, Krutoy Dmitry, Minister of the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Belarus, and Zhang Xiaolun, Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of SINOMACH, delivered keynote speeches. About 800 representatives from more than 30 countries and international and regional organizations from China, Belarus, Germany, Kazakhstan, Poland, etc., held in-depth discussions on Belt and Road international cooperation achievements and prospects, interconnection, innovation and financial cooperation. Zhou Yamin, Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of China National Machinery Industry International Co., Ltd (SINOMACHINT) was invited to attend the forum.

       In his congratulatory letter, President Lukashenko said Belarus is among the first group of countries to actively respond to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The forum with the theme “Open Parks and Global Opportunities”, highlights the main idea of the BRI, that is, although the initiative originated in China, its opportunities and achievements belong to the whole world. Belarus is building a new harmonious new town in the Industrial Park, and plans to make it a model for the common development of all participating countries along the Belt and Road.
In his keynote speech, He Wei said that all participants in the Great Stone Industrial Park participated in the BRI regional cooperation and development forum, and took the Industrial Park as a platform to promote BRI regional cooperation both in substance and depth, to achieve high quality and common development.
       In his keynote speech, Zhang Xiaolun said that SINOMACH actively implemented the BRI, and constantly strengthened its in-depth cooperation with countries along the BRI. SINOMACH will continue to give full play to its advantages and enhance the industrialized level of the countries along the BRI. It will also comprehensively participate in all fields of cooperation such as infrastructure interconnection, energy and resources, industrial investment and industrial park construction.
       The Great Stone Industrial Park is a model project along the Belt and Road, and SINOMACH is its main investor. There are now 44 enterprises from China, Belarus, Germany and the United States that have setup operations in the park, and the total agreed investment is nearly US$1.1 billion.
       From June 30th to July 2nd, before the forum opened, SINOMACHINT co-sponsored the China and Belarus Exhibition of Goods and Services sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce in the Great Stone Industrial Park.
On July 3rd, Zhou Yamin also participated in the “SINOMACH Symposium on Enterprises Affiliated to the Regional Center of Belarus and its Surrounding Areas” organized by SINOMACH and presented a work report. Relevant company leaders attended the event.