On December 16, 2016 at 9:30 am grand opening of 10th Belarusian-Serbian Symposium "Physics and Diagnostics of Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas" (FDP-11) took place at the B. I. Stepanov Institute of Physics of the NAS of Belarus (Minsk, 68 Praspiekt Niezaliezhnasci). The Symposium which will continue until 19 December 2016 attended by over 60 Belarusian and Serbian researchers. Scientists and specialists of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, leading universities, representatives of the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus, Belarusian Republican Foundation for Fundamental Research, and the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in the Republic of Belarus are among the participants. Serbia was represented by the delegation of the University of Belgrade and Astronomical Observatory in Belgrade.
Belarusian-Serbian Symposium "Physics and Diagnostics of Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas" (FDP) is held every two years, alternately in Belarus and Serbia. The first Symposium was held in 1996 in Minsk. During the years of cooperation Belarusian and Serbian scientists have established close scientific relations, which manifest themselves in a number of joint fundamental and applied research aimed at solving a wide range of issues of physics and plasma diagnostics.