On December 13, 2017 the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus, Sergei Aleinik, held a meeting with the Minister of State of the Ministry of Education of the United Kingdom, Robert Goodwill.
The sides discussed issues of bilateral cooperation in the field of education and university research. They outlined a number of steps to develop the cooperation, including in the framework of the World Education Forum, which will take place on January 21-24, 2018 in London.
An exchange of views on the development of the socio-economic situation in both countries also took place. R.Goodwill noted a considerable progress in the bilateral relationships, evidenced by the recent visit to Minsk of the Minister of State for Europe and Americas of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Alan Duncan.