- FM Qureshi lauds Russia’s resolution to carry rice import ban on Pakistan.
- Qureshi says Lavrov’s go to to Pakistan strengthened ties between each nations.
- Reminds Lavrov of early supply of 5mn Sputnik V vaccine doses.
ISLAMABAD: Overseas Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday held a telephonic dialog with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov the place the 2 emphasised on enhanced bilateral relations between the 2 nations.
“Pakistan attaches special importance to its bilateral relations with Russia,” stated FM Qureshi. “Strengthening of these ties, after a period of time, is welcome news,” he added.
Qureshi stated Pakistan goals to advertise cooperation with Russia in multilateral fields, including that Lavrov’s latest go to to Pakistan cemented ties between the 2 nations.
“During the Russian foreign minister’s trip, various regional and global issues came under discussion,” stated Qureshi.
The Pakistani overseas minister instructed his counterpart that Islamabad hooked up nice significance to the signing of the Pakistan Stream Gasoline Pipeline venture, including that each nations will quickly provoke the venture to reinforce their cooperation within the power sector.
Qureshi stated Russia’s resolution to carry the rice import ban on Pakistan is a welcome resolution, thanking Lavrov for facilitating Islamabad.
The overseas minister reminded Lavrov that Pakistan desired the early supply of 5mn doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine.
Lavrov in Pakistan
In April this 12 months, the Russian overseas minister arrived in Pakistan to carry talks with the Pakistani management on financial cooperation and different world points.
The Russian overseas minister held conferences with Prime Minister Imran Khan and different senior leaders throughout his go to.
“Pakistan and Russia share a multi-faceted relationship and we welcome FM Lavrov’s visit in line [with] our mutual commitment to further strengthen our bilateral ties, deepening our growing bonds of cooperation & collaboration,” FM Qureshi had tweeted when Lavrov arrived.