ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan and the Russian Federation are commemorating the 75th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations on Monday.
The diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Russia were established on May 1, 1948.
To mark this milestone occasion, the Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov exchanged letters of felicitations.
In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad said that Pakistan and Russia enjoy close, multidimensional relations based on mutual goodwill and trust.
The minister said that Pakistan-Russia bilateral ties are marked by cooperation in diverse areas, including economic, energy and security.
It said that the two Countries also consult at various multilateral fora on regional and global issues of mutual interest.