In assembly with military chief, Russain FM acknowledges Pakistan’s efforts in Afghan peace course of
Overseas Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday acknowledged Pakistan’s honest efforts within the Afghan peace course of in his assembly with Chief of Military Workers Common Qamar Javed Bajwa.
The Inter-Providers Public Relations (ISPR), in a press release, mentioned throughout the assembly, the international minister and armed forces chief mentioned issues of mutual curiosity together with enhanced defence and safety cooperation, regional safety, and particularly the Afghan peace course of.
“The visiting dignitary acknowledged Pakistan’s achievements within the struggle in opposition to terrorism and contributions for regional peace and stability particularly Pakistan’s honest efforts within the Afghan peace course of,” the assertion learn.
The international minister mentioned Pakistan and Russia’s relations have been on a constructive trajectory and would proceed to develop in a number of domains.
In the meantime, the military chief mentioned Pakistan values its relations with Russia and reciprocates the need for enhanced bilateral navy cooperation.
“Pakistan welcomes all initiatives which may convey peace and stability in Afghanistan as the entire area will profit from it,” he pressured.
“Now we have no hostile designs in direction of any nation and can carry on working in direction of a cooperative regional framework primarily based on sovereign equality and mutual progress,” he added.
The international minister is on an official two-day go to — 6-7 April — to Pakistan. His engagements encompass assembly high officers, together with Prime Minister Imran Khan and Minister for Overseas Affairs Shah Mahmood Qureshi, amongst others.
Lavrov meets Qureshi
Earlier within the day, Lavrov had reaffirmed Moscow’s dedication to selling bilateral cooperation with Pakistan in various fields, together with economic system, commerce, and defence.
The Russian official expressed the resolve throughout delegation-level talks with Pakistan in Islamabad. FM Qureshi led the Pakistani aspect.
Qureshi famous that Islamabad is extending services, together with that of e-visa to international traders.
The international minister additionally mentioned that Pakistan has shifted its priorities from geo-politics to geo-economics.
Pakistan is set to advertise its relations with Russia in various fields, he mentioned, expressing Pakistan’s dedication for the early graduation of labor on the Stream Gasoline Pipeline undertaking with Russia.
Each side agreed to carry the following assembly of the intergovernmental fee on the earliest for the promotion of financial relations.
FM Qureshi additionally briefed his Russian counterpart in regards to the scenario in Indian held Kashmir and the regional safety scenario.
He mentioned Pakistan wishes peace within the area and backbone of all excellent disputes, together with that of Jammu and Kashmir, by peaceable means.
Commending Russia’s efforts for peace in Afghanistan, he mentioned Pakistan will proceed its honest efforts for peace within the war-torn nation.