A national exhibition center needs to be built in Belarus by 2021, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he heard a report on the construction of such a center. The president stressed that exhibition activity is a very serious and important matter for Belarus, and the country needs a national exhibition center. The country hosts more than 100 exhibitions annually. They cover different sectors of economy, including industry, agriculture, construction, IT, and tourism. Many of them are regular international events, popular among entrepreneurs.