MINSK, 26 January (BelTA) – Belarus has received Indian medical students from Ukraine, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to the Republic of Belarus Alok Ranjan Jha said in an interview with BelTA on 26 January, the day when India celebrates its Republic Day.
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank the concerned Belarusian authorities for facilitating admission of Indian students who were displaced from Ukraine,” the Indian diplomat said.
He noted that at present nearly a thousand Indian students study in Belarus “Most of them study at high-quality medical universities,” the ambassador said.
The diplomat invited Belarusian higher education institutions to collaborate in joint projects and research with Indian counterparts such as IITs, NITs and other institutions.
The ambassador added that educational contacts between India and Belarus go back to the Soviet days.