Minsk hosts the European Forum of Confucius Institutes. Representatives of 12 countries discuss priority directions of the implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative across Eurasia. Within the framework of the forum, the new building of the National Confucius Institute of Chinese Studies was inaugurated. The building has modern technical equipment. Also, the BSU National Confucius Institute of Chinese Studies was awarded the title of "exemplary." Plans include the creation of a unique library of China and the opening of a Chinese book store.