Issue Brief on “Nearing 30 Years of Pakistan-Belarus Relations: An Assessment”


The 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Belarus, on 3 February 2024, marks a significant milestone. Plans are afoot to commemorate this occasion through joint events in Islamabad and Minsk, underscoring the importance of bilateral ties. To lend substance to the celebrations, it is proposed that both countries undertake tangible steps to further strengthen bilateral relations, with a particular emphasis on economic collaboration.

2023-2025 will witness the signing of a roadmap aimed at enhancing trade between the two countries. Remarkably, the first five months of 2023 saw a 30% increase in mutual trade, with Belarusian exports to Pakistan surging by 1.5 times compared to the previous year.[1]

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