ISLAMABAD : Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq stressed enhanced interaction between the parliamentariansof Belarus and Pakistan as it would strengthen their bilateral ties.
He was talking to Mr. Andrei Ermolovich, Ambassador Extraordinary Plenipotentiary of Belarus, who called on him at Parliament House, on Monday.
He said that the relations between the two countries have grown at an unprecedented pace in the last few years. They are further consolidating bilateral ties in diverse areas, he added. The Speaker said that regular interaction among parliamentarians is essential to deepen relations between the two countries.
“Parliaments serve as vital bridges in forging people topeople contacts, enhancing understanding and promoting mutually beneficial cooperation,” Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said and proposed exchange of visits by members of Pakistan-Belarus friendship groups in the two parliaments.The Speaker said that Pakistan’s economy is growing and offered great investment opportunities in agriculture, agro-based industries, pharmaceutical, light engineering, machinery, manufacturing, oil and gas sectors.
Ambassador of Belarus Mr. Andrei Ermolovich agreed with Speaker and said that Belarusian Parliament would be delighted to enhance its relations with Pakistani Parliament so that understanding and cooperation between both the countries could be further pursued.
He said that Pakistan is an important trade partner of Belarus and is interested in broadening trade with Pakistan as both the countries have immense potential to expand bilateral trade and economic relations in diverse fields.
Originally published by NNI