Joint ventures grow in standing between Belarus & Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: The Ambassador of Belarus to Pakistan Andrei Ermolovich along with scientists and members Ministry of Agriculture Belarus called on Federal Minister National Food Security and Research Sahibzada Mehboob Sultan here in Islamabad Wednesday.
Pakistan and Belarus signed MoU in year 2015, in the same year Memorandum of Intention (MoI) was signed between two countries, the basic purpose of the MoI was mutual cooperation in the field of agro technology and research in areas identified mutually by both the governments: Scientific cooperation and research, Exchange of agro machinery and research in the field of cattle farming.
To achieve these ends the Joint Working Group (JWG) was formulated to make progress in the identified areas so far 4 sessions of JWG took place successfully; the fifth session is expected to be held in first quarter of next year. Federal Minister for MNFSR Sahibzada Mehboob Sultan welcomed the guests and said that we focus on increase in mutual turnover of agriculture goods. Pakistan is a big producer of dairy milk but the lack of technological advancements the desired results could not be attained, it is quite intriguing that Republic of Belarus has ultra-modern milk processing and dairy production technologies hence Pakistan could start joint venture(s) and make use of Belarusian technologies. -PID