On June 26, 2017 this decision was reaffirmed in the framework agreement on creation of the Belarusian-Chinese Philosophical and Cultural Center. The Agreement was signed by Mrs Lang Yangjie and Anatoly A. Lazarevich, Director of the Institute of Philosophy, in the presence of the Ministers of Education of the Republic of Belarus and the People's Republic of China Igor V. Karpenko and Chen Baoshen.
On June 28, 2017 discussion of the work ways and directions of the new structure took place at the Institute of Philosophy during the round table, which involved the leaders of the two organizations, as well as the Director of the Division of International Exchange and Scientific Cooperation Lingnan University Zhen Zhiyun and leading scientists of the two organizations. It was resolved, that the center will be not only organize joint scientific research, but will also provide training of scientific personnel of higher qualification for the PRC on the basis of the NAS of Belarus, internship of young Belarusian researchers in China.
The center will be officially launched at the First Belarusian Philosophy Congress in October this year.