Stronger Trade Ties could boost the Trade Volume between the two countries to $60 million.
Head of the Asia, Australia and Oceania Office of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Andrei Grinkevich paid a visit to Pakistan on 6-7 April. During this time he held meetings with the representatives of federal and regional agencies in Karachi, the largest city of Pakistan. These meetings focused around developing strong trade ties and cooperation between Belarus and Pakistan, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirms. During his visit Mr. Grenkevich met with higher officials from Pakistan to promote trade ties with Pakistan.
Mr. Grenkevich met with Senior Minister for Finance and Energy, Syed Murad Ali Shah to discuss the development of interregional cooperation between the region and Grodno and Gomel Oblasts. The Ministry stated,
The joint projects may include the energy and health sector of Pakistan according to unofficial sources. Details on discussions on any projects are mum.
Andrei Grinkevich also met with the representatives of the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan to further boost trade ties with the country. Talks were held over the establishment of cooperation with the National Center for Marketing and Price Study of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in an effort to promote bilateral trade ties between Pakistan and Belarus.
In November last year, Prime Minister of Pakistan met with his Belarusian counterpart to discuss areas of mutual interest with enhanced cooperation in trade, culture and defense. In that meeting, it was forecasted that the boosting trade ties between the two countries would increase the volume up to $60 million, particularly in industries such as textile, heavy machinery, dairy products, agricultural equipment, pharmaceuticals and vehicles.You can follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Google+ for more updates. Otherwise fill in the subscription box above, or subscribe to our RSS Feed.