Khattak seeks enhanced defence collaboration between Pakistan & Belarus

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan: The Minister for Defence Pervaiz Khattak has emphasized that Pakistan and Belarus should enhance collaboration in training of armed personnel, transfer of technology and sharing of defence-related expertise between the two Countries.


Talking to his Belarusian Counterpart Major General Viktor Khrenin on the sidelines of the meeting of Defence Ministers of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Dushanbe, Pervaiz Khattak said that Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Belarus bilaterally and in the context of the European Union.

The defence minister underscored the importance of enhancement of interaction between defence forces of Pakistan and Belarus.

Pervaiz Khattak highlighted Pakistan’s commitment for facilitating peace efforts in Afghanistan. He also said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) does not have any military designs and informed that the project will contribute towards peace, stability and economic development in the region.

In the meeting, both defence ministers expressed satisfaction over the ongoing defence collaboration between Pakistan and Belarus and agreed to work together to achieve the common goal of regional peace and security.

They also agreed to work together to further strengthen their bilateral cooperation in the field of defence.

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