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On the visit of Ambassador to Ireland

From 13 to 14 November 2018 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the UK and the Republic of Ireland Sergei Aleinik paid a working visit to Ireland.
During the visit S.Aleinik held negotiations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Ireland. The Ambassador met with Minister of State for European Affairs Helen McEntee, and Director of Europe and the European Union Rory Montgomery of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland. The parties thoroughly reviewed the current stage and prospects of bilateral political, economic, trade and humanitarian cooperation, exchanged views on all aspects of multilateral cooperation within international organizations. The sides also discussed key issues of the regional and international agenda.

The Ambassador met with the Speaker of the Lower House of the Parliament of Ireland, Seán Ó Fearghaíl. The sides discussed a wide range of issues of bilateral cooperation with an emphasis on enhancing inter-parliamentary cooperation.

During the meeting with the leadership of Irish Export Agency “Enterprise Ireland” the parties exchanged views on the development of bilateral trade, economic and investment cooperation.
The Ambassador met with the head of the Foundation “Chernobyl Children International” Adi Roche for discussion and revision of current issues in  humanitarian cooperation, the progress of implementation of social projects and the programme of assistance to Belarusian children by Irish charities.

In the framework of the meeting with the leadership of the Trinity College Library in Dublin, the Irish side was presented with a multivolume facsimile edition of Francysk Skaryna’s Book Heritage. Issues of cooperation in the field of preservation of cultural heritage were discussed.

During the visit a number of meetings with representatives of the Irish businesses community were held. The sides discussed the prospects for the implementation of investment projects in our country with the participation of Irish capital and supplying Belarusian woodworking products to the Irish market.