Pakistan and Belarus to Work On 14 Joint Projects, Agreements Signed

Pakistan will be collaborating with Belarus for fourteen joint projects in coming days. Both the countries on Tuesday signed agreements as the first step of their partnership in the areas of technology, finance, and trade. In addition, the agreements were also signed for vocational training, culture and educational programs.

Pakistan and Belarus decided to work together during an important meeting held in Islamabad. The Prime Minister welcomed the delegation and said Pakistan and Belarus share healthy relationship and his country values this friendship. He said both the countries are deeply connected with each other and enjoy the bond which is friendly, comprehensive and warm. Pakistan always likes to tie closer with Belarus in multiple fields such as finance, investment, production, education, defense, cultivation, civilization and so on. Sharif said both the countries need to maintain the impetus of improved high-level exchange between each other.

The Prime Minister told the delegation that Pakistani government is fully focused on the revival of economy and will soon overcome the energy shortage. He said he with his team is committed to good supremacy, controlling corruption, guaranteeing economic discipline as well as broadening the taxation base to breathe life into the financial system for its genuine potential.

Leading the meeting, Sharif further said today’s Pakistan stands among the countries that are most investor-friendly in the world and offer outstanding opportunities to overseas’ investors with investment-friendly policy along with a vast market of almost 200 million people.

According to the Prime Minister, he is contented to see that Pakistan and Belarus have set up a range of platforms and tools for promoting trade, production and investment amid two nations which helps in providing a strong foundation to enhance multi-dimensional associations. Sharif further said The Joint Trade Committee has a vital role to make out bottlenecks and solve problems in trade dealings of both the countries.

Expressing his views, Belarus’s President said his country boasts significant expertise in heavy machinery manufacturing like dump trucks, agricultural harvesting equipments and automotive engineering. He offered the opinion of joint projects on these areas, and said both countries can develop combined projects and business-to-business links in certain fields.

Alexander Lukashenko said that they together should explore the possibility of creating mutual projects for the production and processing of an extensive assortment of agricultural products. He further said they can also work together in the projects that will be related to milk powder’s production along with other dairy products.

Belarus’s President highly praised the government of Pakistan for its significant success in the revitalization of country’s financial system and supported its stance in nuclear supply group.

Sharif told Belarus’s President that Pakistan believes in maintaining healthy relations with all its neighbors and wants peace inside and outside the border. Pakistani government strongly believes in the peaceful resolution of every outstanding issue with India, including Kashmir issue. The Prime Minister also thanked Alexander Lukashenko for expressing his support for the peaceful resolution of Kashmir feud.