Legal and Contractual Basis of the Relations between the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of India
Belarus and India have established a substantial legal framework for bilateral relations.
The most important are agreements on setting up of the intergovernmental commission on economic, trade, industrial, scientific, technical and cultural cooperation; on economic cooperation and trade; on avoidance of dual taxation and prevention of tax evasion with respect to profits and property; on cooperation in the field of science and technology.
During the visit of the President of the Republic of Belarus to India in September 2017, the bilateral documents on cooperation in the fields of culture, vocational education and training, youth policy, in oil and gas sector and other were signed.
In September 2019, the Belarusian Institute of System Analysis and Information Support of Scientific and Technical Sphere signed an Agreement on the Establishment of a Joint Technology Demonstration Center based at
the International Center for Advanced Research of Powder Metallurgy and New Materials in Hyderabad.
In the final stage of preparation is a draft Agreement on Cooperation between the State Committee of Forensic Examinations of the Republic of Belarus and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of India in the Field of Forensic Expertise.
On March 5, 2020, after the exchange of instruments of ratification the interstate investment agreement came into force (it was signed on September 24, 2018 in Minsk).
The texts have been agreed and necessary domestic procedures are being carried out for signing an interstate Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance in Civil and Economic Matters and a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of the Republic of India in the Field of Health and Medicine.
Work is underway over a number of other draft agreements.