Minsk hosted the ministerial conference on connectivity and compatibility in the region of the Central European Initiative. According to CEI Alternate Secretary General Margot Klestil-Loffler, Belarus’ presidency in the CEI opens up new opportunities for the organization and expands the scale of Belarus-EU cooperation. Thematic panel discussions were focused on the modernization of transport and logistics infrastructure. The agenda also included a meeting of heads of the chambers of commerce and industry of the CEI member-states.