Embassy of Belarus Hosts Diplomatic Reception21.10.2015
On October 15, 2015 the Embassy of Belarus in the U.S. in cooperation with Washington Intergovernmental Professional Group hosted diplomatic reception. Over 50 people attended, including representatives of government agencies, staffers from House of Representatives and Senate, heads of think tanks, businessmen and mass media. Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Bridget Brink represented the Department of State.
Pavel Shidlovsky, Charge d’Affairs, a.i. of Belarus in the U.S., briefed the guests on results of Presidential elections in Belarus and state of Belarus – U.S. relations. He particularly noted that new era in the sovereign development of Belarus has begun and a broad field of activity is opening up before the two countries.
After the official part, Belarus-born musicians Svyatoslav Yarmolenko and Alla Slavina who now reside in Baltimore, MD performed for the audience. The guests were invited to taste traditional Belarusian cuisine.