Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif to left for Russia
Islamabad (Web Desk): Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Monday left for Russia on a four-day visit to discuss regional security and other issues of mutual interest with the Russian leadership.
During his stay in Moscow, the foreign minister will hold official talks with his Russian counterpart.
The two sides would deliberate upon the entire spectrum of bilateral relations as well as regional and international issues of mutual interest.
The Foreign Minister has been invited by his counter-part Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov.
Both duo would discuss matters pertaining to mutual interest, economic co-operation, regional and international issues, a statement by foreign office added.
Russia enjoys a special place in Pakistan’s foreign policy. The relations between the two countries have been growing steadily in all fields. Regular high level exchanges between the two countries in the last few years is a manifestation of mutual desire of both sides for translating political good will into a substantive and multidimensional partnership.
The two countries are also celebrating the 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations this year.