A seminar on the preparation of project applications for the Central European Initiative co-financing opens in Minsk today. This regional forum promotes cooperation at the political, economic and cultural levels in Central and Eastern Europe. The ceremony will be attended by the head of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry Vladimir Makei and the Secretary General of the Central European Initiative Roberto Antonione, who is in our country on a working visit. The program also includes meetings of the Secretary General with the Belarusian MPs, officials of the State Committee on Science and Technology, the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.