The Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov, is coming Islamabad today (Wednesday) for bilateral consultations Foreign Office confirmed in a statement.
Pakistan and Russia enjoy an excellent relationship based on mutuality of interest in enhancing greater bilateral cooperation and convergence of views on various important regional and international issues, the ministry stated.
It added that two countries also share the common objective of peace and stability in the broader region and attach importance to regional connectivity both in terms of trade and energy cooperation.
Recently, the two countries also held their Second Inter-Governmental Commission (IGC) on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation in Islamabad and discussed concrete proposals on various areas of cooperation including Energy, Industries and Production, Bilateral Trade and Investment, Scientific and Technical Cooperation, Agriculture, etc.
The forthcoming visit of Foreign Minister Lavrov would provide an opportunity to further expand and intensify the existing mutually beneficial bilateral ties.
During his stay in Islamabad besides holding bilateral consultations, Foreign Minister Lavrov is also scheduled to call on the President and the Prime Minister.