MINSK, 20 April (BelTA) - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to India Andrei Rzheussky presented a letter of greetings to Minister of State for External Affairs of India Meenakshi Lekhi on behalf of Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei on 19 April, BelTA learned from the Belarusian diplomatic mission in India.
The letter was handed over on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of India. In turn, in accordance with the diplomatic practice, Ambassador of India to Belarus Alok Ranjan Jha will present a letter of greetings from the Indian foreign minister to his Belarusian counterpart upon his return to Belarus.
According to Andrei Rzheussky, for the past 30 years the relations between Belarus and India have been developing based on the principles of mutual understanding and mutual respect. With coordinated implementation of all joint plans, Belarus and India are ready to bring the bilateral cooperation to a qualitatively new level in the very near future.
Minister of State Meenakshi Lekhi reaffirmed the strength of Belarusian-Indian friendship and sincerely wished Belarus success and wellbeing.
The diplomats expressed their mutual satisfaction with the friendly and constructive nature of cooperation, emphasized the commitment to further expansion of cooperation in various areas, and compared notes on the most pressing issues of the bilateral agenda.