Minister: (Kh Asif, Belarusian Minister discuss matters of mutual interest)

ISLAMABAD: Mr. Vitaly Vovk, Minister for Industry of Belarus called on Khawaja Mohammad Asif, Federal Minister for Water and power here on Wednesday and discussed areas of mutual interest and bilateral cooperation, particularly in the field of energy, defense and technological developments.

The Belarusian minister said that Belarus was equipped with modern technologies in coal mining, dam construction and agriculture sector development. He said his country’s technology was European based, having good quality and low price.

Speaking on the occasion, Khawaja Asif said that Pakistan has a lot of potential for the foreign investors, as the policies of the government are business friendly. He urged the Belarusian Minister to send his investors to come and make investment in energy and agriculture sectors in Pakistan.

Both the side agreed that people to people contact and exchange of delegations should be increased as it would lead to amplify trade and business activities between the two countries. The Minister also accepted the invitation extended by the Belarusian’s Minister to visit to Belarus.