Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to the Republic of Belarus met with the management of Belstat

On September 20, 2019 in the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Minsk Chairperson of the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus Inna Medvedeva met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Belarus Cui Qiming. The meeting was also attended by Deputy Chairperson of Belstat Zhanna Vasilevskaya.

Chairperson of Belstat Inna Medvedeva informed the Ambassador about the population census to be conducted by Belstat in October 2019, noting the significant importance of this event for the country. The Head of Belstat told about the distinctive features of the current round of the census, including organization of the Internet census for the first time in the Belarusian practice.

The participants of the meeting paid special attention to the issues of participation of citizens of the People's Republic of China permanently or temporarily staying in Belarus as at the date of the census. In compliance with the legislation of the Republic of Belarus, foreign citizens permanently or temporarily residing or temporarily staying in Belarus within the census period shall be respondents and shall take part in the event along with the citizens of the Republic of Belarus. The parties outlined the possible ways of cooperation with a view to cover as fully as possible the Chinese citizens in the forthcoming census.

At the end of the meeting, the participants discussed topical issues of cooperation in the field of statistics and reaffirmed their willingness to develop mutually beneficial relations between the Republic of Belarus and the People's Republic of China in the future.


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