Russia expresses desire to join CPEC

Russia expresses desire to join CPEC
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ISLAMABAD- Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has called for greater interaction and people-to-people contact with Russia.

Talking to the Chairman of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs of the Russian Federation Leonid Slutsky in Islamabad on Monday, he stressed the need for new synergies of parliamentary and economic cooperation between Pakistan and Russia.

During the meeting, the Speaker said Russia can take advantage of the Pak-China Economic corridor, as it can serve another alternative route for Russia to be linked with Middle East.

Leonid Slutsky agreed with the Speaker and said that his government also desires to have cordial relation with Pakistan and will take benefits of opportunities under CPEC .

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