Alexander Lukashenko and Viktor Sheiman
On 14 March Minsk Vladimir Matveev. > > > President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko received a report from the Executive Secretary of the President of Belarus Viktor Sheiman, the BelTA has learned.
One of the main topics of the meeting was development of cooperation of Belarus with the countries of Africa. "We agreed that you'll stay in some of the countries with which we are trying to cooperate and we struck up a good relationship. To understand (there is nothing to hide), which States in Africa to rely on us for building relationships in the far arch. You more than anyone, this was done. What can you offer in this regard, on whom we rely, with whom we will cooperate?" - asked the head of state.
Viktor Sheiman, who on behalf of the President of Belarus has made a number of trips to Africa, reported to the President about prospects on this continent. This, in particular, mining, construction, energy, agriculture, transport and logistics, training.
Speech at a meeting went about the specific countries where Belarus plans to attend along those lines. Now begins the active work on southern Africa in countries such as Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique. Promising for the development of relations and mutually beneficial cooperation is the South-Eastern part of the continent. Already work is underway on the creation of joint ventures in agriculture, a transport company in the field of transportation with the prospect of work on South Africa, Belarus is included in the project for the construction of a power plant with solar panels in Zimbabwe.
The second series of questions concerned the work of the office of the President, subordinate enterprises and organizations. Alexander Lukashenko noted that this huge structure, which includes a variety of activities - from folk arts to agricultural enterprises and national parks. "If there are problems, they must now define and solve in the course of the year," he said.
In this regard, he recalled that the next two years will be a test for the entire vertical. "Exams everything, including you" - said the Belarusian leader.
At the meeting the President discussed new directions of development Administration. In particular, the reported proposals for the development of the production of medicines, medical equipment and supplies. It was about the development of the agricultural sector, including the establishment of the farming and processing of salmon.