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Pak PM Abbasi bats for strong Russia partnership

THE ASIAN AGE. | SHAFQAT ALI
Published : Dec 26, 2017, 6:42 am IST
Updated : Dec 26, 2017, 6:42 am IST

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said Pakistan attached high priority to its relations with the Russian Federation.

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi (Photo: AP)
 Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi (Photo: AP)

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Sunday said a strong partnership between Pakistan and Russia would contribute towards promoting peace, stability and regional cooperation.

He said Pakistan attached high priority to its relations with the Russian Federation. “Pakistan desires to forge a long-term and multi-faceted partnership with Russia in all areas of cooperation including trade and energy sector,” he told chairman of the State Duma of Russian Federation Vyacheslav Volodin who along with a delegation called on him here last night

 

The premier said there exist a huge potential between the two countries to further enhance their trade volume and strengthen bilateral economic ties.

Welcoming the chairman of state Duma to Pakistan, he observed that the six-party conference of the speakers was a useful platform to regularly interact and enhance cooperation in the field of counter terrorism, regional security and connectivity.

Highlighting counter-terrorism efforts of the country, the Prime Minister emphasised that Pakistan had paid the heaviest price in the global war against terrorism.

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