ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Belarus agreed to optimally utilize the existing institutional mechanisms and intensify bilateral cooperation in agriculture, industry and technology.
The consensus was reached at a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on the sidelines of the 19th SCO Council of Heads of State meeting in Bishkek.
According to the Foreign Office, the two leaders during the meeting exchanged views on all aspects of bilateral relations and reaffirmed the desire to upgrade mutual collaboration in diverse fields.
The two sides also agreed to increase the frequency of high-level political exchanges. It was further agreed by the leaders that the next session of the Inter-Governmental Commission (IGC) would be held during the second half of 2019 and concrete steps would be identified for approval at the leadership level.