Belarus Minsk airport enables comprehensive Chinese-language services

Deputy general manager of Minsk airport in Belarus Mr. Kerr Neff told that comprehensive Chinese-language services have been enabled in the airport to facilitate the entry or transit through Belarus for Chinese passengers.

Belarus Minsk airport enables comprehensive Chinese-language services

At the entrances and exits, halls and thoroughfares of the airport terminal tower, Chinese labels have been added onto all original Russian-English bilingual signs; the information on e-screens hung in each floor is displayed in Chinese, English and Russian in turn; real-time flight information is broadcast in Chinese as well; even some banks’ ATMs in the airport has got Chinese menu, and at the airport building entrance for the arrivals writes in Chinese characters “WELCOME TO BELARUS!”

Belarus Minsk airport enables comprehensive Chinese-language services

Mr. Kerr Neff said that President Lukashenko demanded in the conference on Belarusian national diplomatic priorities that Chinese-language services be added in Minsk airport. Since then, a large amount of Chinese translation work has been completed in a short period of time and Chinese labels have been added onto 730 pieces of all kinds of direction boards in the airport. At the same time, 160 TV screens and 8 LED big screens are showing real-time flight information in Chinese. In addition, the airport website has released its Chinese version also, providing all kinds of useful information etc.

Belarus Minsk airport enables comprehensive Chinese-language services

It is understood that Chinese-language services are considered to be expanded in Minsk airport, where shops and restaurants will soon launch the services in Chinese.

Belarus Minsk airport enables comprehensive Chinese-language services

Chinese Embassy in Belarus held a film reception to assist local students with learning Chinese

On April 13, Chinese Embassy in Belarus organised a special fim reception for the local primary and secondary school students who are learning Chinese. About 80 attendees were invited, including Chinese volunteers from Confucius Institute and the teacher and student representatives from schools running Confucius classrooms and Chinese language courses. They watched together the Chinese movie “Flying Swords of Dragon Gate”.

Chinese Embassy in Belarus assist students with learning Chinese

Mr. Qiming Cui, Chinese Ambassador in Belarus, made a speech at first. He warmly welcomed the guests and said that with the relations between Belarus and China developping rapidly in recent years and the bilateral cooperation continuously deepened in various fields, Byelorussian and Chinese young people’s interest in learning the other country’s language and culture is increasing. More and more primary and secondary school students opt for Chinese courses in Belarus. Relevant activities would be carried out in the Embassy to help them understand better Chinese language and China.

 

Chinese Ambassador in Belarus made speech about learning Chinese

Byelorussian teachers and students watched the Chinese movie with strong interest, afterwards, Mr. Cui, the Ambassador, communicated actively with the students and answered their questions about Chinese history. At the end of the reception, the students showed the great pleasure to have such an opportunity to participate in, saying that the activity had offered them the medium of learning Chinese culture and enhanced their motivation to learn Chinese language and culture.