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India, Belarus release postage stamp to mark 25 years of diplomatic ties

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

and Belarus on Tuesday released a postage stamp to mark 25 years of diplomatic ties between the two sides.

Indian Prime Minister Modi and Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko released the stamps simultaneously.

and Belarus also signed 10 Memorandum of Understanding's (MoUs) in various sectors.

The MoUs were signed in areas like and gas sector, vocational education, sports affairs, cooperation in agriculture, scientific and technical cooperation.

Prime Minister Modi and Belarus President Lukashenko witnessed the exchange of MoUs between the two sides.

The Belarus President earlier in the day held meetings with Prime Minister Modi, Vice President M.and External Affairs

Earlier, he was given a ceremonial welcome at the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

"We have something to offer to India's leadership and Prime Minister Modi with whom we already have a friendly relationship and I am sure that we will find our place in this beautiful and prosperous country," President Lukashenko said.

President Lukashenko's visit is seen to be significant as it is taking place in a year when Belarus and are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.

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First Published: Tue, September 12 2017. 15:32 IST