Islamabad, August 24, 2016 (PPI-OT):Special Assistant, Syed Tariq Fatemi, currently on an official visit to Belarus as Special Envoy of the Prime Minister called on the Foreign Minister of Belarus, Mr. Vladimir Makei and Deputy Foreign Minister, Mr. Valentin Rybakov today. Besides bilateral talks, the SAPM sought the support of Belarus for Pakistan’s membership for Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
The SAPM emphasized the need for equal treatment of the applications of Pakistan and India, based on objective and non-discriminatory criteria for membership. He reiterated that Pakistan’s application to participate in the NSG stood on solid grounds of technical experience, capability and well-established commitment to nuclear safety and security.
The Special Assistant assured his interlocutors that Pakistan’s export controls were fully harmonized with those of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) and Australia Group. The Foreign Minister of Belarus also hosted a lunch in the honour of the SAPM.
For more information, contact:
Mr. Aizaz Ahmad Ch
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Pakistan