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Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif shaking hands with President of Belarus Mr Alexander Lukashenka at Palace of Independence, Belarus on August 10, 2015.

Pakistan inks agreements with Belarus in trade, economic, education sectors


MINSK: The leaders of Pakistan and Belarus agreed on welding ties in areas of trade, economic, defence, education and cultural cooperation as they signed another set of agreements in a couple of months.


Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is on a three-day official visit to Belarus. The PM’s delegation includes Information Minister Pervez Rashid, Minister for defence Production, Rana Tanveer, Minister for National Food & Security, Sikandar Hayat Bosan, Minister for Commerce, Engr. Khurram Dastagir and Special Assistant to the PM on Foreign Affairs, Tariq Fatemi.


Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that Pakistan was keen to weld ties with Belarus in all fields including economics, defence and culture. There was great scope for increasing economic relations in the fields of textile, heavy machinery, agriculture equipments, dairy products, and pharmaceuticals.

The meeting between the two heads of states took place in extremely warm and friendly atmosphere and both sides expressed satisfaction over the visible growth and development in bilateral ties.

Special Assistant to PM, Syed Tariq Fatemi said that the Belarusian President applauded the strong and consistent efforts of Nawaz Sharif to promote peaceful neighbourhood in South Asia.

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