ISLAMABAD: The Russian Foreign Minister has assured Shah Mehmood Qureshi of early delivery of 5 million doses of Corona vaccine Sputnik. The Foreign Minister said that he attaches special importance to relations with Pakistan and Russia.
According to details, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi had a telephone conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, in which the two discussed bilateral relations and the promotion of cooperation in various fields.
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that he attaches special importance to the relations with Pakistan and Russia. He said that the expansion of bilateral relations with time is welcome and Pakistan is committed to promote cooperation with Russia in various fields.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that the visit of the Russian Foreign Minister further strengthened bilateral relations and provided an opportunity to discuss important regional and global issues. The signing of the Pakistan Stream Gas Pipeline Project is a very positive development.
He said that he hoped for the early launch of the project for cooperation in the energy sector and welcomed the lifting of the ban on rice imports from Russia.
The two Foreign Ministers also agreed to increase the volume of bilateral trade. The Foreign Minister thanked the Russian Foreign Minister for his assistance in curbing the spread of Corona, while the Russian Foreign Minister assured the speedy delivery of 5 million doses of Sputnik.