First forum on regional cooperation and development within the framework of the "Belt and Road" initiative will gather 500 participants from 20 countries at the site of the Chinese-Belarusian industrial park "Great Stone". The event starts on July 2. It is planned to be held every 2 years. On the eve of the major event, an exhibition of Belarusian and Chinese goods and services will be held. From the Chinese side, 105 enterprises will take part, from the Belarusian side – 74. These are 12 separate expositions, including the food industry, science and technology, engineering, education, telecommunications, services, energy, transport, and construction.