The Inter-Providers Public Relations (ISPR), in an announcement, mentioned in the course of the assembly, the overseas minister and armed forces chief mentioned issues of mutual curiosity together with enhanced defence and safety cooperation, regional safety, and specifically the Afghan peace course of.
“The visiting dignitary acknowledged Pakistan’s achievements within the battle 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 overseas minister mentioned Pakistan and Russia’s relations had been on a optimistic 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 will for enhanced bilateral navy cooperation.
“Pakistan welcomes all initiatives which may carry peace and stability in Afghanistan as the entire area will profit from it,” he harassed.
“Now we have no hostile designs in direction of any nation and can carry on working in direction of a cooperative regional framework based mostly on sovereign equality and mutual progress,” he added.
The overseas minister is on an official two-day go to — 6-7 April — to Pakistan. His engagements include assembly high officers, together with Prime Minister Imran Khan and Minister for International 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 numerous 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 facet.
Qureshi famous that Islamabad is extending services, together with that of e-visa to overseas traders.
The overseas minister additionally mentioned that Pakistan has shifted its priorities from geo-politics to geo-economics.
Pakistan is decided to advertise its relations with Russia in numerous fields, he mentioned, expressing Pakistan’s dedication for the early graduation of labor on the Stream Fuel Pipeline venture 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 concerning the state of affairs in Indian held Kashmir and the regional safety state of affairs.
He mentioned Pakistan wishes peace within the area and backbone of all excellent disputes, together with that of Jammu and Kashmir, by means of 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.