ISLAMABAD, Oct 3 (APP): A number of important business
agreements and Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) including Banking, Customs and Aviation agreements are expected to be signed between Pakistan and Belarus during the recent visit of Belarusian President.

It was informed during a meeting of high ranking delegation
led by Mr. Vladimir Semashko, Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus who called on Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan, Federal Minister for Commerce here Monday, said a press release.

The Deputy Prime Minister apprised the minister for Commerce about the arrival of the business delegation from Belarus in Pakistan to explore mutual beneficial business opportunities through business to business deals with Pakistani counterparts.

Bilateral relations between Pakistan and Belarus have
progressed rapidly over the last two years and will grow further with time, added the Deputy PM.

Khurram Dastgir Khan welcomed the delegation and stated that this visit is reflective of the increasing ties between Pakistan and Belarus and will certainly provide impetus to further expand bilateral relations in various sectors especially economic, trade & commerce, investment and other areas of mutual interest.

These agreements and MoUs will not only strengthen and enhance the bilateral ties between the two countries but will also provide innumerable business and investment opportunities to the business communities of both countries.
The two countries have immense potential for economic and
commercial relations and the current trade volume could be substantially enhanced, added the minister.

Khurram further said that Pakistan offers excellent
opportunities for foreign investors especially, as a result of CPEC.

Belarusian investors can make use of the incentives provided
by the Government of Pakistan and can get benefitted from the Special Economic Zones, he added.

Minister for Commerce stressed that Pakistan is ready to give trade incentives to Belarus on equal and mutual beneficial basis and hoped that both sides will hold further meetings to improve cooperation in commerce and trade sectors.