“The parties reviewed the development of science, technology and innovations in Belarus and Pakistan, the organization of joint ventures to manufacture high-technology goods and outlined the areas of mutual cooperation in technology transfer.
The MPs of Benin expressed their interest in establishing close bilateral relations with the National Assembly of Belarus and noted that the participation in the IPU events is an efficient means for achieving results.
Members of the commission will be made familiar with progress in working out the Military Doctrine of the Union State of Belarus and Russia and with results of the Belarusian-Russian strategic army exercise Zapad 2017, said the press service.
Belarus' Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Kravchenko met with the head of the Office of the Embassy of Switzerland in Minsk Claude Altermatt in connection with the beginning of his diplomatic mission in the country.
The visit of European Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn to Belarus has been postponed, spokesman for the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dmitry Mironchik said.
Belarusian and Pakistani MPs meet on a regular basis. “It shows that we have many common interests, and we are working within the framework of bilateral relations and in the international format rather successfully,” the chairman of the Council of the Republic said.