17 October 2014 → Deputy Chairman of the Minsk City Executive Committee Igor Karpenko met with a delegation from the Beijing Federation of Trade Unions
In Minsk there was a meeting of the Deputy Chairman of the Minsk City Executive Committee Igor Karpenko with the official delegation of the Beijing Federation of Trade Unions headed by the Deputy Chairman of the Federation Pan Jianxin.
"In both our countries, trade unions play an important role in addressing issues of social development", said during the meeting I.Karpenko. "In addition, Minsk has a sister city in China, and the companies of your country participate in the implementation of construction projects in the Belarusian capital. Therefore, the City authorities support the initiative of the Minsk City Association of Trade Unions which is developing cooperation with your Federation.
A day earlier, during the visit there was signed an Agreement on friendly relations between the Minsk City Association of Trade Unions of the Republic of Belarus and the Beijing Federation of Trade Unions of the People's Republic of China. According to Nikolai Belanovsky, Chairman of the Association, the signing of this document is a contribution of the city trade unions to shaping a positive image of Belarus through the development of international relations with the trade union centers in other countries.