Belarus President hopes that the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will provide active support to the development of the small and medium-sized business in Belarus, President Alexander Lukashenko said as he met with EBRD President Suma Chakrabarti. Now Belarus is running an active campaign to liberalize the legislation in this area. And the EBRD can join it. Thus, enterprising people will get new opportunities for self-fulfillment, first of all in the spheres of production and services. Also, according to the President, Belarus and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development share a common goal: effective use of state property. The topic of privatization has also been raised during the meeting.