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Belarus, Lithuania agree on mutual recognition of education certificates

The first meeting of Belarusian and Lithuanian experts on the finalization of the draft intergovernmental agreement on mutual recognition and equivalence of documents on education was held in Minsk on Monday, the press center of the Ministry of Education of Belarus.

"On May 25, Minsk hosted the first meeting of experts from the Ministry of Education of Belarus and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania on the finalization of the draft intergovernmental agreement on mutual recognition and equivalence of education documents," the Ministry of Education said.

According to the press center, the experts exchanged information on the state and trends of the national education system, including in accordance with the principles, goals and values ​​of the Bologna Process, which Belarus is now taking part in. The sides talked over the main provisions of the draft of the future agreement.

They also addressed organizational issues concerning further cooperation in the preparation of an agreement between the governments of Belarus and Lithuania on mutual recognition and equivalence of documents on education.

"The first meeting of experts was held in an atmosphere of friendship and mutual understanding, which reflects the desire of the parties to continue to actively develop bilateral cooperation," noted the Ministry of Education.

The Belarusian side proposed Lithuanian colleagues to agree on the date and venue of the next joint meeting of experts through diplomatic channels, the ministry added.

Belarus, Lithuania agree on mutual recognition of education certificates