Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia H.E. Mrs. B.Battsetseg received H.E. Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Minister of State for External Affairs of India, during his working visit to Mongolia.
Foreign Minister B.Battsetseg noted with satisfaction the enhanced developments of Strategic Partnership between Mongolia and India in recent years, and commended the close cooperation between the two Foreign Ministries. In addition, Foreign Minister expressed pleasure that the recent minutes of discussion on bilateral relations and cooperation with H.E. Dr. S.Jaishankar, Minister for External Affairs of India, in Nur-Sultan, on the sidelines of CICA Ministerial meeting, have shown visible developments, including the mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccination certificates.
The Minister of State of India H.E. Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh reaffirmed his commitment to further strengthen the Strategic Partnership between Mongolia and India in areas such as security, trade, economics, science, technology, education and culture. The two sides discussed the progress of the oil refinery project, which stands as a symbol of our Strategic Partnership, and potential exports of some mining products, such as coking coal, to India.
As H.E. Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh is the Minister of State in charge of foreign affairs as well as education sector of India, mongolian side expressed hope that he would further expand cooperation in the field of education. Foreign Minister B.Battsetseg noted that “we are committed to further strengthen our tradition of close collaboration on bilateral as well as in regional and international arenas.”