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Lukashenko discusses economic situation with government, central bank

MINSK (BelTA) – The situation in Belarus' economy was discussed at the meeting of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and top-ranking government officials and representatives of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus (NBRB), BelTA has learned.

The head of state was informed about the progress in the social and economic development in 2016, the situation on the foreign exchange market.

Belarus' cooperation with international financial organizations in concrete fields was also on the agenda. For example, the sides discussed the project to renovate the Minsk-Grodno motorway which is implemented jointly with the World Bank. “We must do our best to continue this cooperation. This cooperation is very important for us, especially in this period,” the President noted.