The Belarusian-Chinese R&D center for computer semantics, artificial intelligence systems, and smart technologies Wu Xing will be set up under the Belt and Road initiative. The center is supposed to bolster the development of Chinese studies in Belarus by leveraging the latest scientific achievements in information technologies, as well as to form a highly professional environment in the area of Chinese studies in the Republic of Belarus. The center is expected to have departments focusing on Chinese studies, computer semantics, artificial intelligence systems, and smart technologies. Tasks of the new organization will include providing assistance to educational institutions of the Republic of Belarus in teaching Chinese as a foreign language and disciplines related to Chinese studies, as well as providing enlightenment with regard to Chinese material and spiritual culture, and promoting Belarusian culture in a Chinese language environment. The Belarusian-Chinese center will be used to host research and development in the area of Chinese studies. It will be used to help coordinate Chinese studies in Belarus and expertise Belarusian-Chinese innovation projects. The Belarusian-Chinese center is supposed to carry out research on current and significant problems in the sphere of computer semantics, artificial intelligence systems, and smart technologies. It will also be used to host research and development in the area of legal support for research and development cooperation. The center will help to monitor scientific research and development efforts of legal and innovative nature of NASB organizations and Guangdong Province organizations. It will also work out proposals to be assimilated by real sector of Belarusian and Chinese economies. The new scientific organization will ensure the full participation of the Belarusian scientific community in events and projects relating to scientific support and R&D support for the implementation of Belt and Road initiative. The Belarusian-Chinese center Wu Xing will also contribute to the expansion of political, economic, scientific, educational and cultural ties of the Republic of Belarus and the People's Republic of China.