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Call on the Foreign Minister by the Chairman of the Russian State Duma Committee for International Affairs

(2017-11-06) The Foreign Minister,Khawaja Muhammad Asif received Mr. Leonid Eduardovich Slutsky, the Chairman of the State Duma Committee for International Affairs of the Russian Federation at the Foreign Office today.

Views were exchanged on bilateral cooperation in political, economic and parliamentary spheres. It was agreed to step up efforts for greater cooperation in the field of energy. The issues of regional security and stability were also discussed.

The Foreign Minister appreciated the sustained parliamentary diplomacy between Pakistan and Russia in the last few years, which has complemented the efforts of enhancing the wide-ranging bilateral relations. They also agreed to continue high level interaction in different fields to further deepen the bilateral ties.

Pakistan and Russia enjoy close and cordial relations. Both countries share a common desire to forge a long-term and multidimensional partnership in diverse fields.


Islamabad
06 November 2017