Brussels: Minister of State for External Affairs Gen. (retd) V.K. Singh Monday met Belgium's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Didier Reynders, the Indian embassy said.
According to an embassy press release, V.K. Singh congratulated Reynders on behalf of the Indian government on the election of the new government in Belgium and his own re-appointment.
He reaffirmed India's "warm and friendly ties with Belgium and the very significant economic ties between our two countries", the embassy said.
The two leaders discussed bilateral and international issues of mutual interest.
V.K. Singh is visiting Belgium to participate in the Belgian national commemorative event Tuesday at Newport and Ypres to mark the centenary of the World War I led by King Philippe of Belgium.