Federal Education and Professional Training Minister Shafqat Mahmood has said that education is the top priority of the government and Pakistan will cooperate with Belarus in this field.

He was talking to Ambassador of Belarus Andrei Ermolovich who called on him in Islamabad. The minister said that Pakistan and Belarus enjoy good relations in the field of education and professional training.

Kyrgyzstan Ambassador Erik Beishembiev also called on education minister. During the meeting, prospects of Pakistan-Kyrgyzstan cooperation in the field of education were discussed.

Both sides agreed on the establishment of linkages between Pakistan and Kyrgyz’s universities in the field of medical, agriculture, defense and strategic studies; and have agreed to work for the promotion of skill development.