Pakistan wants to enhance bilateral cooperation with Russia: PM

Government of PakistanPakistan wants to enhance bilateral cooperation with Russia: PM

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that Pakistan wants to enhance bilateral cooperation with Russia in a number of areas particularly in energy, trade and investment.

Talking to the Ambassador of the Russian Federation Albert P. Khorev who called on him in Islamabad, the prime minister stressed the need for early convening of the 9th Session of the Inter-governmental Commission (IGC) due to be hosted by Russia later this year.


The prime minister also urged the Russian side to send a delegation to Pakistan to hold discussions with their counterparts to identify ways to enhance the existing level of trade and investment ties between the two Countries.

Shahbaz Sharif also expressed deep condolences on the loss of precious lives in the Crocus City Hall attack outside Moscow last week and said Pakistan stood in solidarity with Russia at this tragic hour.

While fondly recalling their meeting on the sidelines of the SCO Summit in Samarkand in 2022, he reiterated his invitation to President Putin to undertake an official visit to Pakistan at his earliest convenience.

The Russian ambassador assured the prime minister that Russia wants to build stronger ties with Pakistan. He said that in addition to energy, trade and investment, Russia is also keen to enhance cooperation in education and culture.

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