By Tatiana Leitovskaya
The agreement was reached during a visit by a Belarusian delegation to Indonesia, headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Aleinik. They met the heads of the Foreign Ministry, the Ministry of Trade, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and the Ministry of Research and Technology of Indonesia, alongside the heads of the Committee on Foreign Relations, Security and Defence of the Indonesian Parliament and heads of major Indonesian companies. Meanwhile, the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Indonesian Farmers’ Association held negotiations on ways to intensify co-operation between Belarusian and Indonesian businesses.
Following the talks, the parties agreed to further develop bilateral co-operation and defined areas of mutual interest in trade, economics, and scientific and technical co-operation. They also discussed the organisation of a Belarusian exposition at the International Heavy Duty Vehicle and Equipment Fair, which is scheduled for late March in Jakarta.