ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain on Wednesday said Pakistan attached great importance to its relations with Belarus.
“Belarus is an important country and we attach high importance to our relations with it,” he talking to Ambassador of Belarus Andrei G. Ermolovich said who called on him in his office in Islamabad
During the meeting, Rana underlined the need for enhanced collaboration in the field of defence production and procurement between the two countries.
The two sides discussed matters of mutual interest, especially cooperation in the field of defence production, showing interest to explore new areas of collaboration.
The minister said Pakistan and Belarus cooperation in the field of defence would provide healthy framework for both the countries. He said there existed great potential to collaborate in the field of defence between the two countries.
Rana recalled his visit to Minsk in 2014, terming it productive and said the high level visits between the two countries had extensively contributed to strengthen bilateral relations.
The minister said Pakistan and Belarus shared a cordial history of bilateral relations in economy, trade and defence fields, saying “both the countries are maintaining agreements on trade, economic cooperation and investment.”