Russia desires strong trade ties with Pakistan.


ISLAMABAD -- Russian Federation Trade and Industry Minister Denis Manturov called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday. The minister briefed the PM on a range of subjects discussed during the 6th session of Pakistan-Russia Intergovernmental Commission held earlier in the day. He affirmed Russia's desire for stronger trade ties with Pakistan and agreed that a huge potential existed for Russian investors in various sectors of Pakistan. Manturov also conveyed special greetings of President Putin, which were warmly reciprocated by the PM.

Speaking on the occasion, the PM underlined Pakistan's commitment to commence a new phase in its relationship with Russia. The PM recalled his extensive interaction with President Putin on the sidelines of the SCO Council of Heads of...

To continue reading