MINSK, 21 September (BelTA) – Belarusian First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik was in Mongolia on a visit on 20-21 September, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told BelTA.
While in Mongolia the Belarusian diplomat met with Mongolian Road and Transport Development Minister Sandag Byambatsogt. The current state and prospects of advancing cooperation in transport were discussed as well as matters concerning interaction within the framework of the Belarusian-Mongolian commission on trade and economic cooperation.
Sergei Aleinik met with Mongolian Agriculture and Light Industry Minister Khayangaa Bolorchuluun. Belarusian-Mongolian joint projects in the area of agriculture were discussed.
As Sergei Aleinik met with Speaker of the State Great Khural of Mongolia Gombojav Zandanshatar, the sides exchanged opinions about a number of matters. Close attention was paid to the invigoration of cooperation between the legislative bodies of the two countries.
On 21 September the Belarusian first deputy minister of foreign affairs also took part in the fifth round of Belarusian-Mongolian political consultations. The Mongolian delegation was led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Batsumber Mukhjin.
The sides discussed the state of Belarus-Mongolia cooperation in politics, economy, and humanitarian affairs. Opinions were exchanged about topical items on the international agenda, the regional agenda. Interaction within the framework of international organizations was discussed.
During the visit Sergei Aleinik also met with representatives of the Mongolian private sector, who are interested in advancing cooperation with Belarus. He met with representatives of the Belarusian companies taking part in the national exposition during the Mongolian international expo Ulaanbaatar Partnership.