PM leaves for home concluding three-day visit to Belarus

August 12, 2015

MINSK, Aug 12 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif left here for home Wednesday after concluding a three-day official visit to Belarus, where the two countries agreed to chart out a new roadmap for enhanced cooperation in energy, trade, defence.

      At the airport, senior government officials gave a warm send off to Prime Minister and Begum Kulsoom Nawaz and his delegation that inked another set of 18 agreements and Memorandums of Understanding.

      The visit to the Eastern European country, on the invitation of President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus, was the first ever visit by a Prime Minister of Pakistan to Belarus.

      During his stay, the Prime Minister held exclusive and delegation level talks with the Belarusian President, met the Prime Minister, the Chairman of the Council of Republic (upper house) and the Chairman of the House of Representatives (lower house).

      Besides visiting industrial units, the Prime Minister also attended a ceremony at the Belarusian State University where he was conferred the title of Honorary Professor.