Meeting of the Austrian-Belarusian Business Council сo-сhairmen

Date: 31 January 2018

Within the framework of the Austrian-Belarusian Business Council session, an expanded format meeting of the Business Council сo-chairmen was held in Vienna.

The meeting was attended by the Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vladimir Ulakhovich, the CEO of Pisec Group Karl Heinz Pisec, the Vice President of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber Richard Sсhents, the Director General for Foreign Economic Relations with Central and Western Europe of the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy Franz Wessig, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus Oleg Kravchenko, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Austria Elena Kupchina. During the meeting, the main directions of the Council further activities were discussed, including the plans to hold the events to be attended by the business community representatives of the two countries, as well as the chances for the Belarusian and Austrian businessmen to take part in the Eastern Partnership and OSCE Economic Forum to be held in Vienna in October this year.

The Austrian side confirmed its readiness to develop cooperation with Belarus in all realms. At the moment, an Austrian business mission to visit Minsk and the regions of Belarus is being arranged.