Official name
ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN
Form of government
Parliamentary republic
Capital
Islamabad
Head of State
Dr. Arif Alvi
Prime Minister
Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari
Date of establishment of bilateral relations
15 May 1948

Political relations

Bilateral relations between the Republic of Serbia and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan are characterized by mutual readiness to intensify and advance political dialogue and develop overall cooperation, especially in the sphere of economy. In 2018, the two countries marked a significant jubilee—70 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations.
The last visit at the level of the Minister of Foreign Affairs was the visit of the then Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Vuk Jeremić to Pakistan, on 13 December 2011.
The President of the National Assembly, the lower house of the Parliament of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Asad Kaiser led the Pakistani delegation at the 141st session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Belgrade, on 14-17 October 2019.

 

Economic relations

Bilateral economic cooperation between Serbia and Pakistan is currently conducted mostly through trade exchange, which amounted to 15.55 million euros in the period from January to October 2021, with exports from Serbia being 1.06 million euros, and imports from Pakistan 14.49 million euros.

According to the Serbian Bureau of Statistics, from January through May 2022, Serbian export to Pakistan amounted the value of 235,000 euros, while in the same period, import from Pakistan to Serbia amounted the value of 8.85 million euros.

 

Bilateral agreements

Trade Agreement between the Government of the FPRY and the Government of Pakistan, signed on 18 April 1960 (The Official Gazette No. 3 of 25 March 1961—Annex)

Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Serbia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, signed on 31 May 2007

Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on the Avoidance of Double Taxation in Respect of Taxes on Income and on Capital, signed on 21 May 2010 (The Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia—International Treaties No. 8/10)

 

Contact information

Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Tehran http://tehran.mfa.gov.rs/cir/index.php

Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Belgrade http://mofa.gov.pk/belgrade-serbia/

Contact in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Department for Asia, Australia and Pacific (DAAP), tel. 00 381 (0) 11 30 68 345, e-mail: odazap@mfa.rs.