Asif, Belarus minister discuss cooperation in energy, defence sectors



Belarus Minister for Industry Vitaly Vovk called on Federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif to discuss areas of mutual interest and bilateral cooperation in the field of energy, defense and technological development.

Vovk apprised Asif that Belarus was equipped with modern technologies in coal mining, dam construction and agriculture sector development. “Our technology is European based, having good quality and low price,” the minister said.

Speaking on the occasion, minister for water and power said that Pakistan had a lot of potential for foreign investors as the policies of the government were business friendly. He urged the Belarusian minister to come and make investment in energy and agriculture sectors in Pakistan.

Both sides agreed that people to people contacts and exchange of delegations might 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 minister to visit Belarus.