Belarusian PM reached Pakistan on 3-day visit

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Belarusian PM reached Pakistan on 3-day visit

Islamabad, Pakistan: Belarusian Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov reached Islamabad this evening on his 3-day official visit, reports Dispatch News Desk news agency.

After the official visit to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Andrei Kobyakov will go to the Republic of Turkey on a working visit on 11-12 November. The Belarusian Premier is expected to meet with the Turkish authorities and top managers of Turkish companies. Andrei Kobyakov will deliver a greeting speech at the Belarusian Investment Forum which is due to take place in Istanbul on 12-13 November.

He will attend forum of Belarus-Pakistan traders. The plenary session will be organized in the form of a panel discussion on macroeconomics and the investment climate of Belarus. The program will also include a presentation of the country’s investment projects, a business matchmaking session and meetings of the Belarusian delegation with Turkish businessmen.

He will hold meeting with Prime minister of Pakistan Mian Nawaz Sharif during his visit. Several agreements and MoUs will be signed between two countries during his visit. He has come with a big delegation of Belarusian industrialists, traders, businessmen and diplomats.

Belarusian Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov is reaching Islamabad on three-day official visit


Belarus is the one of the biggest heavy industry maker in former Soviet Bloc. Pakistan is interested to transfer heavy industry technology from Belarus to Pakistan in the field of agricultural industrial tools. Pakistan also wishes to open its market for value added products being sold by Belarus including potassium sulfide. Belarusian Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov will also attend third Pak-Belarus trade Forum during his visit.
Recently, Pakistan and Belarus have come much closer to each other and boosted their bilateral cooperation in various fields. Both countries will also consider soft visa regime, development of tourism and direct flights to and from each other during talks.
In August this year, Sharif visited Belarus and met with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov and other high level Belarusian officials in Minsk.
During Sharif’s stay in Minsk, the two countries also signed a number of agreements and MoUs to strengthen their multifaceted relations particularly in areas of trade, commerce, education and culture.
“Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Belarus which have been on an upward trajectory since last year,” Sharif said at a joint press conference along with President Lukashenko in Minsk following the talks.