On October 6, 2017 the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, Vladimir Makei, met with the Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Vladimir Gusakov, members of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, heads of branches and institutes of the Academy of Sciences.
During the meeting, the participants discussed a wide range of issues of scientific, technical, trade, economic cooperation between Belarus and foreign countries. Special attention was paid to further increasing the export of high technology products.
The participants exchanged views on the improvement of the effectiveness of the work to promote national interests of Belarus in the framework of its’ participation in integration projects, trade regimes and agreements, and a number of bilateral and multilateral initiatives on the international arena.
Special attention was paid to interaction with the Belarusian diaspora abroad.
Following the meeting, V.Makei and V.Gusakov signed a new Agreement on cooperation between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus and the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
The implementation of the agreement will contribute to further development of productive cooperation between the Foreign Ministry and the National Academy of Sciences in the field of scientific, information, analytical support of foreign policy and foreign economic interests of Belarus.