MINSK, 3 October (BelTA) – Belarusian First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to the Republic of Belarus Alok Ranjan Jha, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The parties discussed the status of the agreements reached during the seventh round of political consultations to enhance the Belarusian-Indian cooperation in various avenues.
Special consideration was given to the ways of bosoting bilateral trade and cooperation within the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of India were established on 17 April 1992. The Embassy of India in Minsk was opened in May 1992. In June 1998, Belarus opened its embassy in New Delhi.