Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi met Ambassdor Alexey Y. Dedov of the Russian Federation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today. The two sides appreciated the positive developments in bilateral relations and agreed to translate the existing friendship into a multidimensional strategic partnership.
During the meeting, issues of mutual interest and cooperation, including trade and investment, peace and security, energy and defence cooperation were discussed. The Foreign Minister expressed satisfaction at the bilateral cooperation in the field of energy and called it a strong pillar of Pakistan’s partnership with the Russian Federation.
The Foreign Minister appreciated Russia’s role in finding a political solution of the Afghanistan issue and the two sides agreed that peace and stability in Afghanistan was in the best interest of all.
The Ambassador assured of Russia’s full support in enhancing bilateral relations in all areas of mutual interest.
29 November 2018