Big room exists for promotion of Pak-Russia ties

STAFF REPORT ISB: President Mamnoon Hussain has said vast opportunities exist for promotion of bilateral relations between Pakistan and Russia in diverse fields.

"Cooperation can be enhanced with Moscow especially in the areas of education, technology," the president said while talking to Ambassador-designate to Russia Qazi Khalilullah in Islamabad.

He said that both Pakistan and Russian should explore new vistas for peace and prosperity in the region.

The president

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Pakistan, Russia consent to gas pipeline arrangement

STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan and Russia consented to an arrangement to construct a gas pipeline extending several kilometers from Karachi on the Arabian Sea toward the eastern city of Lahore.

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi consented to the arrangement at a functioning saw by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and telecast live.

Authorities said the North-South gas pipeline venture would be manufactured by Russian organization RT Global

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Speakers for multi-faceted Pak-Russia coop

STAFF REPORT ISB: Strong Pak-Russia bilateral relationship has been pledged at a recently held seminar organised by Muslim institute on Prospects of Pak-Russia bilateral relations’.

Participants emphasised on enhancing bilateral relations and argued that there is a huge potential of cooperation between both countries in the fields of defence, energy, infrastructure, security enhancement and narcotic control and regional stability.

Purpose of the seminar was to explore different

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Russia likely to sign deal for Pakistani produce import

STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pakistani produce industry is hopeful a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be signed with Russian authorities to export crops to the northern nation, which has banned competing produce items from western growing regions including the European Union.
According to a report, a group of 20 Pakistani exporters recently visited Russia, where they met with Federal Services Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance of the Russian Federation (Rosselkhoznadzor).

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