Be­larus Min­is­ter for In­dus­try calls on She­hbaz Sharif

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

Min­is­ter for In­dus­try of Repub­li­can Be­larus Vi­taly Mikhailovich Vovk called on Pun­jab Chief Min­is­ter Muham­mad She­hbaz Sharif, here on Wed­nes­day.

Pro­mo­tion of co­op­er­a­tion in agri­cul­ture, in­dus­tries, min­ing and for­est sec­tors and en­hanc­ing trade and eco­nomic re­la­tions be­tween Pak­istan and Be­larus were dis­cussed dur­ing the meet­ing.

It was agreed to in­crease co­op­er­a­tion in agri­cul­ture, in­dus­tries, min­ing and for­est sec­tors be­tween Pun­jab and Be­larus whereas prospects of barter trade sys­tem were also dis­cussed on this oc­ca­sion.

Min­is­ter for In­dus­try of Be­larus also for­mally in­vited She­hbaz Sharif to visit Be­larus. Talk­ing to Min­is­ter for In­dus­try of Be­larus, the Chief Min­is­ter said that best friendly re­la­tions ex­isted be­tween Pak­istan and Be­larus.

He said that con­sid­er­able progress had been made for pro­mot­ing co­op­er­a­tion in var­i­ous sec­tors be­tween Pak­istan and Be­larus dur­ing one and a half years, adding that re­la­tions could be con­verted into eco­nomic co­op­er­a­tion through max­i­mum ex­change of busi­ness del­e­ga­tions of both the coun­tries.

She­hbaz said that all out fa­cil­i­ties would be pro­vided to the in­vestors of Be­larus in Pun­jab so that trade and eco­nomic re­la­tions could be fur­ther pro­mot- ed. The meet­ing agreed to con­sti­tute joint work­ing group for the pro­mo­tion of trade and eco­nomic re­la­tions be­tween the Pun­jab govern­ment and Be­larus.

Min­is­ter for In­dus­try of Repub­li­can Be­larus Vi­taly Mikhailovich Vovk said that Be­larus would pro­mote re­la­tions with the Pun­jab govern­ment on sound foot­ings and its in­vestors were in­ter­ested to make in­vest­ment in Pak­istan par­tic­u­larly in Pun­jab. He said that they would set up trac­tor as­sem­bling plant near La­hore and its foun­da­tion stone would soon be laid. Mean­while, a del­e­ga­tion of Small & Medium En­ter­prises De­vel­op­ment Or­ga­ni­za­tion (S&MEDO) of Turkey led by Pres­i­dent KOSGEB Re­cep Bicer called on Pun­jab Chief Min­is­ter Muham­mad She­hbaz Sharif, here on Wed­nes­day.

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