Minister of Industries and Production Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi and Ambassador of Belarus to Pakistan Andrei Yermolovich outlined the priority areas of cooperation in the industrial sector during a meeting held in Minsk on Friday.
The most promising areas of cooperation in the industrial sector include the joint production of car components, taking into account the extensive development of car assembly plants in Pakistan.
Other areas include joint manufacturing of agricultural equipment keeping in mind the agricultural focus of some of the Pakistani regions, and the joint production of electrical products and equipment, including generators keeping in view frequent power outages in Pakistan and the country’s gradually developing energy sector, says a press release received here.
The two sides also talked about the measures to boost bilateral cooperation in the industrial sector, including the agenda of the forthcoming second meeting of the Belarusian-Pakistani joint working group on industrial cooperation.
They took note of an increase in the supplies of Belarusian tractors to Pakistan in 2016 to the total tune of $32.1 million and those of tractor parts to $1.8 million. Apart from that, Belarus shipped its MAZ trucks worth $1.1 million to the Pakistani market for the first time in the history of bilateral relations.