ISLAMABAD, Jun 17 (APP): As part of Pakistan’s diplomatic outreach efforts to secure membership of Nuclear Suppliers’ Group (NSG), the Special Assistant to PM on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi on Friday spoke over telephone with Foreign Minister of Belarus, Vladimir Makei and Deputy Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan, Yerzhan Ashikbayev.

Both Belarus and Kazakhstan appreciated the informative exchange of views and agreed to maintain close collaboration with Pakistan on this issue, a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here said.