Caracas, Jun 27 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela and Belarus today built strong ties of cooperation, said the chancellor of this South American nation, Elias Jaua, at the end of the Sixth Meeting of the High Level Joint Commission between the
Speaking to the press, Jaua said that this event is the result of geopolitical effort made by late president Hugo Chavez to create a multicentric and multi polar world, stance today reaffirmed by President Nicolas Maduro with the deepening of the bilateral strategic partnership.
Participants at the Sixth Meeting of the High Level Joint Commission Venezuela-Belarus, reviewed the progress of joint cooperation projects in housing, agriculture and food, industry, energy, petroleum, petrochemical and gasification, among other areas.
These initiatives have become concrete achievements in Venezuela: Belarus tractors and trucks are now being handled by thousands of farmers, and many Venezuelans live in homes built with Belarus support, said Jaua describing achievements of this strategic relationship with the European country .
The Venezuelan official also stressed the importance of this meeting for scientific and technological development of the South American nation, as a result of the cooperation of more than six years, which President Maduro will ratify on Sunday during his visit to Belarus to hold a meeting with his counterpart Alexander Lukashenko.
The Belarusian delegation was headed by the First Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Semashko, while Venezuelan representatives were Minister of Industries, Ricardo Menendez, president of the Joint Commission, Minister of Energy and Petroleum Rafael Ramirez and Minister of Trade, Alexander Fleming.