The stability of the financial system of Belarus was in the spotlight of Alexander Lukashenko’s working meeting with the head of the National Bank and the Presidential Aide. Alexander Lukashenko was primarily interested in the dynamics of gold and foreign exchange reserves, lending to the real sector and the willingness of banks to withstand external shocks. Alexander Lukashenko insists on a reasonable balance. The head of the National Bank assured that Belarus maintains the balance, remain a reliable borrower, and maintain the exchange rate of the national currency.