MINSK, 24 January (BelTA) – Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko sent greetings to Mongolian President Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh and the Mongolian people on the occassion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Belarus and Mongolia, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
The head of state stated that the dialogue between the two countries has strong historical roots, imbued with warmth and respect. "Mongolia was one of the first to recognize the sovereignty and independence of Belarus. We are sincerely grateful for the support, which played an important role at the stage of formation of the young Belarusian state," the message of greetings reads.
The president welcomed the intensification of contacts with Ulaanbaatar in recent years in various fields.
"I am convinced that the successful implementation of the plans and projects, the joint search for promising areas of cooperation will significantly advance bilateral cooperation, expand its horizons and raise it to a qualitatively new level," the Belarusian leader stressed.
Aleksandr Lukashenko wished strong health and implementation of all his plans to Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh, and peace and prosperity to the people of Mongolia.
In turn, the president of Mongolia said in his message of greetings to the Belarusian head of state that over the past 30 years the two countries have been successfully developing traditionally friendly relations in many areas such as trade, economy, agriculture and education, contributing to the prosperity of the states and well-being of the peoples.
“I am confident that our bilateral relations and cooperation will continue to expand and strengthen in order to overcome global challenges, such as ensuring sustainable development, combating pandemics, climate change and desertification, as well as to achieve the social and economic goals and objectives of our countries,” Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh stressed.
The president of Mongolia wished Aleksandr Lukashenko and the Belarusian people good health, well-being and prosperity.