Islamabad to be sister city of Minsk

Islamabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Islamabad will be the sister city of Minsk, the capital of Belarus, the media reported on Tuesday.

During Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to Belarus, both the governments agreed that Islamabad and Minsk should be made sister cities.

“Under the agreement, there will be active cooperation between the two capitals in different fields, including municipal administration and youth development,” Dawn online quoted an official as saying.

Islamabad already has many sister cities including Amman, Ankara, Beijing, Seoul, Madrid and Jakarta.

Other cities in Pakistan have over three dozen sister cities all over the world. Istanbul was the first to be declared a sister city of Lahore in 1975.

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