NEW YORK – Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Friday held a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in New York.
During the meeting, mutual efforts for strengthening of bilateral relations and the prevailing international and regional security situation came under discussion.
Khawaja Asif expressed Pakistan’s desire for deepening mutually beneficial cooperation with Russia in diverse fields. He emphasized the need for promoting trade and economic cooperation.
Lavrov suggested that the forthcoming Intergovernmental Commission should explore concrete measures for enhancing trade, investment and energy connectivity between Russia and Pakistan.
They also discussed on the efforts for peace and stability in Afghanistan.