BEIJING, September 30. /TASS/. China hopes Belarus will offer Chinese companies ever more favorable conditions for investing into its economy, China’s Premier of the State Council Li Keqiang said on Friday at a meeting with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko.
"I hope the Belarusian side will offer Chinese companies still more favorable conditions for investments," the Chinese foreign ministry quoted him as saying. "China is ready to work on linking the Silk Road Economic Belt initiative with the Belarusian strategy towards development of industrial parks. Li Keqiang also noted that China plans "to develop close ties and cooperation [with Belarus] in many areas, to promote continuous progress in strengthening mutual political trust and practical cooperation in all spheres."
Lukashenko, in turn, said his country hopes to expand cooperation with China is such areas as infrastructure construction, development of industrial parks, and research and technology sphere.
On Thursday, Belarus and China signed 27 agreements on cooperation in the political, economic and social spheres. The documents were signed in the presence of the two countries’ presidents, Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus and Xi Jinping of China.