ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The upcoming visit of the Belarusian Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov to Pakistan will further strengthen the existing economic relations between the two countries, the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi said.
The prime minister of Belarus will lead a high powered delegation to Islamabad during his three-day visit to Pakistan which will start from November 9, a first ever visit by a Belarusian prime minister to Pakistan.
In a meeting with the Minister for Industry of Belarus Vitaly Vovk held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad on Friday, Fatemi said that Pakistan looked forward to the visit of the prime minister of Belarus.
The special assistant expressed the hope that the existing economic relations between the two countries would be further strengthened as a result of the visit, and the Belarusian businessmen would utilize the business friendly policies of Pakistan to invest in diverse areas of its economy.
In his remarks, Vitaly Vovk expressed satisfaction at the existing bilateral ties between Pakistan and Belarus and reiterated his resolve to continue to work on various initiatives to expand trade and economic cooperation between the two sides.
During his stay in Islamabad from November 9 to 11, the Belarusian prime minster will holds talks with President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
“Several important agreements and MoUs are also expected to be signed during this visit which will help strengthen the existing ties between the two countries,” the Foreign Office Spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said earlier in a statement.