ISLAMABAD: (NewsBreaked) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who is on a visit to Pakistan with Prime Minister Imran Khan, had an important meeting with the delegation in which they discussed various issues and agreed to promote bilateral relations and peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue. went.
A joint statement issued after the meeting between the two leaders said that Prime Minister Imran Khan reiterated his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the SCO summit in Bishkek.
Highlighting the importance of relations with Russia, the Prime Minister expressed satisfaction over the steady growth in bilateral relations. He also reiterated his commitment to start work on the “Pakistan Stream” gas pipeline project as soon as possible.
Prime Minister Imran Khan briefed Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Pakistan’s position on the situation in Occupied Kashmir and discussed Pakistan’s views on peace and security in South Asia.
The two leaders stressed the need for a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir dispute. The situation in the region, including West Asia and the Middle East, was also discussed during the meeting.
According to the joint statement, the two countries discussed the promotion of bilateral cooperation in the fields of energy, industry, railways, and aviation. This year’s intergovernmental commission in Moscow will make progress on various proposals and projects.
The Prime Minister discussed the public health and economic challenges with COVID 19 with the distinguished guest and congratulated Russia on developing the Sputnik Five vaccine. He expressed Pakistan’s interest in purchasing vaccines.
During the meeting, the Prime Minister stressed the importance of a political solution to the Afghan conflict and appreciated Russia’s efforts in promoting the Afghan peace process. Prime Minister Imran Khan also invited Russian President Putin to visit Pakistan.