Official visit to Pakistan

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On 28-29 May Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko pays an official visit to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

The ceremony to welcome the Belarusian leader took place in the airport of Islamabad. The head of state was welcomed by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Later Aleksandr Lukashenko held negotiations with President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain.

The Pakistani head of state greeted Aleksandr Lukashenko at the entrance of the Pakistan President’s official residence Aiwan-e-Sadr. The two heads of state talked in private first. Later on the negotiations continued together with members of the delegations.

The Belarusian head of state pointed out the very effective advancement of relations between Belarus and Pakistan. “We have virtually no problems in the sphere of politics. We cooperate in international organizations and support each other. I think we should follow this way and involve members of the parliaments and heads of government agencies,” said the Belarusian leader. As far as economy is concerned, serious work is ahead of us,” Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed. “The opening of the embassy in Islamabad is the first significant step on our part. It testifies that with your permission we have come here with serious intentions in order to stay for a long time,” stressed Aleksandr Lukashenko.

In the evening the Belarusian President took part in the official dinner on behalf of the President of Pakistan.