Minsk, 7 March 2023 (TDI): The sixth session of the Pakistan-Belarus Joint Working Group on Agriculture Cooperation was held today. Pakistan’s delegation was led by Minister for Food Security and Research, Chaudhary Tariq Bashir Cheema.

He was accompanied by Federal Secretary for Food Security and Research, Zafar Hasan, and other members. The session was also attended by Pakistan’s Ambassador to Belarus, Sajjad Haider Khan.

The Belarusian delegation was led by Shagoiko Vadim, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus.

The session focused on enhancing agricultural cooperation, exploring joint venture opportunities, exchanging delegations, participating in fairs, and research collaborations.

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Both parties recognized agriculture’s importance as a key sector for economic growth and development, and they exchanged ideas for promoting sustainable agriculture practices and increase productivity.

Both countries’ officials expressed their willingness to work together to strengthen agricultural ties between Pakistan and Belarus, which will benefit both countries’ farmers, consumers, and businesses.

This session was a significant step towards achieving this goal, and both parties look forward to future collaborations.

Pakistan-Belarus agriculture ties

In recent years, Pakistan and Belarus have strengthened their agricultural ties through a variety of initiatives and partnerships.

Both countries have identified the potential for cooperation in this sector, particularly in the areas of food security and agricultural development.

Pakistan has much to offer in terms of agricultural expertise, thanks to its fertile land and favorable climate, while Belarus has advanced technologies and machinery that can boost Pakistan’s agricultural productivity.

Two countries have signed agricultural cooperation agreements, which include joint ventures in crop and livestock production, as well as the exchange of knowledge and experience in farming techniques.

Agriculture ties between Pakistan and Belarus hold great promise for both countries, with significant benefits in terms of economic growth and sustainable development.