The Indian Cultural Centre in Belgrade cooperates with many institutions with the aim of conducting the planned activities in the field of culture, education, arts, sports, business and media cooperation.

In order to achieve cooperation between the two countries, bilateral agreements were concluded, as follows:

Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of Culture, Education and Sport (2002, restored 2013),
Agreement on Scientific and Technical Cooperation (2004).

Business cooperation of businessmen from India and Serbia is conducted for years.

In order to intensify cooperation between businessmen of India and Serbia, there was concluded a number of bilateral agreements between the two countries, as follows:

Agreement on Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments (2003),
A Memorandum of Understanding in the field of tourism (2004),
Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (2006),
Bilateral Trade and Economic Cooperation Agreement (2006),
Agreement in the field of Agriculture and Allied Sectors (2009),
Agreement between the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (2003),
A Memorandum of Understanding between the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India and the Serbian Chamber of Commerce (2006),
An agreement between the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, New Delhi and the Chamber of Commerce of Subotica (2006).

India and Serbia have relations based on friendly historical experiences and mutual respect As a sign of respect two streets in New Belgrade bear the names of two great Indian men, Mahatma Gandhi and Javaharlal Nehru. In these streets, there are their busts that remind us on their great deeds.
Memorial bust of Mahatma Gandhi is located in New Belgrade, at the Sava quay in block 70, the end of the street that bears his name. It is officially unveiled in 2007 during the visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of India as a gift of the Indian Council for Cultural Cooperation from New Delhi.

Javaharlal Nehru bust is in front of the medical center in New Belgrade, Block 44 as a monument to the period in our history. The bust of the Indian president has been put there in 1970s and the street where the monument is located was named after him.


Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian president and politician, died on May 27, 1964. After Gandhi, he was the most significant fighter for the liberation of India from colonialism. He was educated in England, at the Cambridge University, where he studied natural and legal sciences. After returning to India, he met Gandhi and actively participated in the liberation movement. He spent 13 years in the British government’s prison. When the British began preparations to withdraw from India in 1946, he was invited to form a transitional government that will organize the transition from British colony to the independent country. When India became a republic in 1950, he remained at the position of the president of government until his death. In the foreign policy, he has sought to maintain neutrality in the Cold War. In accordance with this policy option, he founded the Non-Aligned Movement with Tito and Nasser.

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