Russian President Vladimir Putin’s message for PM Imran Khan and people of Pakistan

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s message for PM Imran Khan and people of Pakistan

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan on the occasion of Pakistan Day. The message noted Russia-Pakistan relations and productive bilateral cooperation.

Russian President Putin has recently hosted Pakistani PM Imran Khan, the visit which coincided with the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Pakistani PM Imran Khan had refused to condemn Russia over the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The refusal was inline with the Pakistani foreign policy stance and aligned with the stance of main strategic ally China. It is pertinent to mention here that US and EU has been pressurising Pakistan to condemn the Russian Invasion.

However PM Imran Khan bold foreign policy stance gave him lot of national and international fame and developed a special relation with Russian and Chinese leadership who appreciates his independent stand. 

Simultaneously, The United States Embassy in Islamabad has extended best wishes to the Pakistani people on the occasion of Pakistan day. In his message the US ambassador announced the launching partnership with Pakistan of a joint campaign ''Pak US at 75'' to celebrate 75th anniversary of bilateral relations.

Swedish Embassy in Islamabad also felicitated the government and the people of Pakistan on Pakistan Day.

King Philippe of the Belgium in his message expressed his best wishes for happiness, health, peace and harmony for President Dr Arif Alvi and to all the Pakistanis.

Embassy of Turkey in Islamabad has also greeted the brotherly people of Pakistan on Pakistan day.