On the stage of the National Day of the exhibition an official ceremony took place, in which a governmental delegation of the Republic of Belarus headed by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov took part. The flags of Belarus and Kazakhstan were raised, the Prime Ministers of the two countries addressed to the participants of the ceremony and guests of the exhibition with welcoming words.
The heads of the governments of Belarus and Kazakhstan, accompanied by the Commissioner of the exhibition R. Zhoshybayev and the Chairman of the Board of JS «National Company «Astana Expo-2017» A.Esimov visited the pavilion of Belarus at «EXPO-2017», where they were greeted with the traditional Belarusian loaf and folk song. A tour of the National Exposition of the Republic of Belarus was conducted by the Chairman of the State Committee for Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus A. Shumilin and the Director of the Office of the Commissioner of the Section of Belarus at «EXPO 2017», D. V. Poladenko. Of particular interest was the electric bus «Vitovt Electro» produced by «Belkommunmash», which until recently was part of our exposition (after a stay of 1 month at the exhibition the car was sold to a foreign buyer and leaves «EXPO»).
A. Kobyakov and B. Sagintayev left the entries in the Book of Honored Guests of the pavilion, wished successes in business and prosperity to the Belarusian people.
In the evening at the Radisson Hotel a solemn reception was held on behalf of the Commissioner of the section of Belarus at «EXPO 2017» A. Evdochenko and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Kazakhstan A. Nichkasov, in which took place the representatives of the diplomatic corps, National sections and pavilions at EXPO, employees of state bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan, representatives of business circles and members of the Belarusian diaspora in Kazakhstan. The official part of the reception was opened by First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus V. S. Matyushevsky and First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan A. U. Mamin. The guests were offered traditional dishes of Belarusian national cuisine.
During the whole weekend, Belarusian folk music was loud on the territory of «EXPO», visitors and «EXPO» employees could enjoy the incendiary performances of the creative teams of «Khoroshki» and «Ternitsa», which aroused additional interest to the Belarusian pavilion, bringing the figures to a record 13 thousand Visitors per day!