PAKISTAN, BELARUS AGREE ON COOPERATION IN DEFENSE, EDUCATION, TECHNOLOGY

May 29, 2015

ISLAMABAD, May 29 (APP): Pakistan and Belarus on Fridaysigned

various agreements and Memoranda of Understanding for bilateral

cooperation in the fields of education, technology, trade and

defense

production.

      The agreements were signed in a ceremony held at the Prime

Minister's House.

      Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and President of Belarus

Alexander Lukashenko witnessed the agreement signing ceremony held

after their one-on-one meeting and the delegation level talks.

      Both the countries signed an Islamabad Declaration on

Belarus-Pakistan Partnership and a treaty on mutual legal assistance

in civil and commercial matters.

      The two sides signed MoUs for cooperation between Belarus

Telegraph Agency and the Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation,

and between Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Right of Pakistan and

the Ministry of Justice Belarus.

      Both the sides signed an agreement for cooperation in the

field of

culture. The agreement was signed between Ministry of Culture of

Belarus and the Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National

Heritage.

      An agreement between the governments of Belarus and Pakistan

on cooperation in the field of information and communications was

also signed.

      Pakistan and Belarus inked an MoU for cooperation in

agricultural field signed between the Belarus' Ministry of

Agriculture and Food and Pakistan's Ministry of National FoodÔ  )         0*0*0*°°  ÔŒSecurity and Research.

      Both the countries inked MoUs for bilateral cooperation in

defense production and establishment of a Bilateral Consultation

Mechanism between the ministries of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan

Belarus.

      The two sides also signed an agreement for cooperation between

the government of Pakistan and Belarus for cooperation in science

and technology.

      Pakistan and Belarus signed an agreement between the

ministries of education of Belarus and Pakistan on cooperation in

the field of education. Another agreement of cooperation was signed

between Quaid-e-Azam University and Belaruisan State University.

National Library of Belarus and the National Library of Pakistan

also signed an agreement for cooperation.

      The two sides signed an MoU on scientific cooperation between

the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and Pakistan Academy of

Sciences. 

      Two agreements on cooperation were signed between Belarusian

Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Federation of Pakistan

Chambers of Commerce and Industry and for the establishment of joint

business council.

      Both the countries also signed an agreement on interregional

cooperation between Punjab Government and Mogilev Regional Executive

Committee of Belarus.

      Pakistan and Belarus signed MoUs for cooperation between the

State Institution National Agency of Investment and Privatization of

Belarus and the Board of Investment of Pakistan, and Ministry of

Industries and Production of Pakistan and Belarusian Ministry of

Industry.

      The two countries also inked an agreement for cooperation

between National State TV and Radio Company of Belarus and Pakistan

Television Corporation.