MINSK, 29 May (BelTA) – Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik will pay an official visit to Pakistan on 30-31 May, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The program of the visit includes meetings with officials and representatives of the business community of Pakistan.
"Sergei Aleinik and his Pakistani counterpart Bilawal Bhutto Zardari are set to discuss the cooperation between Belarus and Pakistan in politics, economy, industry, science, culture, education, pharmaceuticals and other avenues. The current international agenda, the interaction of the two countries in international organizations will be on the agenda too," the ministry said.
During the visit, special attention will be paid to cooperation ties and joint projects in the trade and economy, the ministry stressed. The parties are set to sign a number of documents important for the development of bilateral relations.
Diplomatic relations between Belarus and Pakistan were established on 3 February 1994. In 2014-2015, Belarus and Pakistan opened embassies in Islamabad and Minsk, respectively.
The political cooperation framework includes the Islamabad Declaration of the Belarusian-Pakistani Partnership of 29 May 2015, the Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation of 10 August 2015 and the joint statement by the president of Belarus and the prime minister of Pakistan of 5 October 2016.