Canada Global (Web News) Pakistan is eager to improve its bilateral cooperation with Russia in trade, business, and economic affairs, according to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.
He was speaking to a group that paid him a visit in Lahore on Thursday and was led by the Russian Energy Minister Nikolay Shulginov.
The Prime Minister welcomed the team and emphasised the value Pakistan places on its ties with the Russian Federation.
The two parties also discussed issues with gas pipelines.
The prime minister welcomed the team and emphasised the value Pakistan placed on its ties with the Russian Federation.
He remembered their meeting in Samarkand in September 2022, saying that key decisions had been made there to further bolster relations between Pakistan and Russia.
He also expressed appreciation at the parties’ strong determination to enhance their bilateral trade, investment, and economic relations.
The Russian energy minister expressed the same thoughts as the prime minister and gave him a personal letter from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
President Putin reaffirmed Russia’s strong desire to strengthen the bilateral partnership in his speech, referring to Pakistan as the country’s significant partner in South Asia and the Islamic world.
The eighth round of the Pakistan-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission meeting, slated to take place in Islamabad on January 20, 2023, received direction from the prime minister.
Minister for State for Petroleum Musadik Malik, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Federal Minister for Commerce Syed Naveed Qamar, and Special Assistant.
The meeting was also attended by Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Federal Minister for Commerce Syed Naveed Qamar, Minister for State for Petroleum Musadik Malik, and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Tariq Fatimi.