Belarus NA Chairman to visit Pakistan expanding bilateral ties

Belarus NA Chairman to visit Pakistan expanding bilateral ties

ISLAMABAD: (APP) Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Vladimir Andreichenko is set to pay an official visit to Pakistan on April 10-12.

Vladimir Andreichenko during his visit will meet with President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, a press release received here from Belarus Embassy Thursday said.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives will also hold talks with Speaker of the National Assembly Pakistan parliament Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and Chairman of the Senate Mian Raza Rabbani.

The parties are set to sign a number of documents, including an agreement on cooperation between the House of Representatives and the National Assembly, a memorandum of understanding and cooperation between the Belarusian State Agrarian Technical University and the University of Agriculture Faisalabad.

The programme of the visit will also include meetings with representatives of Pakistan's Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform, Ministry of Water and Power, Ministry of National Food Security and Research.

The Belarusian delegation will visit the National Agricultural Research Center and get familiar with a number of Pakistani agricultural companies.

Apart from MPs, the Belarusian delegation will comprise representatives of the government bodies and businessmen.

The first Belarusian-Pakistani agricultural forum will take place during the visit.

Taking part in the event will be some 50-100 representatives of Pakistani companies and 30 Belarusian organizations. Belarusian products will be showcased at the forum.