Pakistan, Belarus sign agreements to strengthen economic ties

Islamabad, Nov 10 (IANS) Pakistan and Belarus here on Tuesday signed a roadmap for fast track economic cooperation.

The documents in thsi regard were signed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Belarusian counterpart Andrei Kobyakov during the latter’s first visit to Pakistan. Dunya News reported.

The two sides also signed 17 other agreements and protocols on cooperation in diverse fields.

These relate to collaboration and cooperation in health, customs matters, agriculture, education, trade, economy, scientific, technical, humanitarian and cultural fields.

According to the Pakistan foreign office, Prime Minister Kobyakov’s visit will help in strengthening the existing ties between the two countries.

Sharif visited Belarus last August. Earlier, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko paid a state visit to Pakistan in May this year.

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