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Belarus and Pakistan discuss expansion of cooperation between strategic research institutes

Беларусь и Пакистан обсудили расширение сотрудничества между институтами стратегических исследований

On April 12, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Andrey Metelitsa met with Director General of the Institute of Strategic Studies of Islamabad Sohail Mahmud. This was said to BelTA by the Belarusian diplomatic mission in Pakistan.

The sides discussed the current agenda of bilateral relations, cooperation in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and other international organizations. They also discussed the expansion of cooperation between the "think tanks" of Belarus and Pakistan, including between the Belarusian Institute of Strategic Research and the Institute of Strategic Studies of Islamabad.

Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Belarus and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan were established on February 3, 1994. After opening of the Belarusian Embassy in Islamabad in November 2014, there has been a significant intensification of Belarusian-Pakistani relations.