Pakistan, Russia agree to enhance cooperation in diverse fields

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Pakistan, Russia agree to enhance cooperation in diverse fields

ISLAMABAD:Pakistan and Russia have agreed to further enhance cooperation in diverse fields including Trade, Energy, Defence, Agriculture and Information Technology.

The consensus to this effect was reached at a meeting between Defence Minister Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan with Russian Minister for Industry and Trade Denis Manturov in Moscow on Friday.

During the meeting, the Defence Minister underlined that relations between two countries have improved substantively since 2013.

He also noted that bilateral trade was growing, and had great potential to rise further.  

Both sides reiterated their commitment to implement the Inter-Governmental Agreement on North-South Gas Pipeline Project signed in Islamabad in October 2015. APP/AFP