PM, Belarusian President discuss bilateral matters

May 14, 2017

BEIJING, May 14 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko met here Sunday on the sidelines of One Belt, One Road Forum and discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral ties.

The two sides focused on increasing trade between Pakistan and Belarus and emphasized on exploring their investment potential in diverse fields particularly agriculture, culture and education sectors.

Both leaders also focused on regional connectivity and its importance in bringing improvement to the lives of common people.


The Prime Minister expressed satisfaction that the relationship between the two countries had strengthened in a short span of time.

The Prime Minister recalled the fond memories of his official visit to Belarus last year and said the camaraderie between the two leaders was the foundation of a strong Pak-Belarus relationship.

President Lukashenko extended invitation to Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to visit Belarus, which was accepted by him.

Pakistan's Ambassador to China Khalid Masood and senior government officials were also present