Minsk, 5 October 2022 (TDI): Ambassador of Pakistan Sajjad Haider Khan attended the opening ceremony of the 46th International Specialized Exhibition-Fair for the Wholesale of Light Industry Goods “BelTexIndustry-2022”.

BelTexIndustry 2022

“BelTexIndustry 2022” is the largest branch exhibition of the Republic of Belarus. The international exhibition started today, and it will conclude on 7 October 2022.

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The exposition is organized by the Republican Unitary Enterprise “National Exhibition Center “BelExpo,” which is part of the President of the Republic of Belarus’s General Affairs Directorate, with the help of the Belarusian State Concern “Bellegprom.”

Over 50 exhibitors of textile, leather, and footwear showcased their innovative products in the exhibition. The international textile industry exhibition provides an excellent chance to present new products and uncover new trends in the light industry sector.

Meeting with Minister of Trade of Belarus

The Ambassador of Pakistan Sajjad Haider Khan also had an opportunity to meet with the Minister of Antimonopoly and Trade of Belarus Alexei Bogdanov. The two reviewed the prospects of bilateral collaborations between Pakistan and Belarus in the field of textile and trade.

Sajjad Haider Khan stated that both countries can benefit from the available potential in these fields.

Pakistan-Belarus Relations

After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Pakistan was one of the first nations to recognize Belarus. Pakistan has an embassy in Minsk, while Belarus has an embassy in Islamabad.

Pakistan and Belarus established joint ventures (JVs) in the textile, pharmaceutical, and lighting solution industries while exchanging technological knowledge.

Moreover, the two countries signed a large number of contracts and memorandums of understanding (MoUs) to fortify their multifarious connections, notably in trade, business, education, and culture.

Furthermore, Belarus has long praised Pakistan’s role and sacrifices in ensuring international peace and stability through combating terrorism and has pledged its complete support in this struggle.