11 Dec 2017
Belarus should step up efforts to develop the digital economy, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said at the session held on December 11 to discuss a draft decree “On digital economy development”. Partaking in the session were high-ranking government officials and famous representatives of the IT community such as First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus Vasily Matyushevsky, Director of HTP Administration Management Vsevolod Yanchevsky, senior partner of Aleinikov&Partners law firm Denis Aleinikov, founder of VP Capital Viktor Prokopenya, partner of Haxus venture firm Alexander Chekan, CEO & President of EPAM Arkadiy Dobkin, Chairman of the Board of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus Pavel Kallaur, Deputy Head of the Belarus President Administration Nikolai Snopkov etc.
“The Belarusian IT sector needs an impulse for development because young people should be able to realize their potential in full here. Belarus should become a real center of gravity for talented people, successful companies and international corporations. Our country has a good chance to become at least a regional leader in the development of advanced fields such as the artificial intellect, big data, blockchain technology,” - the Belarusian leader is convinced.
The Decree “On digital economy development” is going to be signed in the nearest future.
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