MINSK, 8 August (BelTA) - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Colombia Nikolai Ovsyanko took part in the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Gustavo Petro in Bogota, BelTA learned from the Belarusian diplomatic mission in Colombia.
Earlier, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko sent congratulations to Gustavo Petro on his election, stressing that Minsk is interested in deepening political relations with Bogota.
During the event, the Belarusian ambassador had a conversation with the president and vice president of Colombia. The Belarusian diplomat drew attention to the significant potential for the development of bilateral relations, primarily in trade and economy.
The head of the Belarusian diplomatic mission met with appointed members of the cabinet, and the heads of foreign delegations.