PM Imran Khan to visit Moscow this month: FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi



2022-02-07 13:58:00

PM Imran Khan. Photograph: Geo.television/ file
  • FM Qureshi says PM Imran Khan can pay a visit to Russia on Vladimir Putin’s invitation.
  • Says premier will go to Russia after China journey.
  • Says Pakistan and Russia’s bilateral relations have modified in a constructive means.

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Russia this month after, International Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi stated Monday.

FM Qureshi stated that PM Imran Khan has been invited to Moscow by Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling it “evidence” that bilateral relations between Pakistan and Russia are witnessing a constructive change.

The overseas minister made the announcement in regards to the Russian tour whereas giving a briefing in regards to the prime minister’s lately concluded visit to China and its outcomes.

PM Imran Khan, accompanied by a excessive degree delegation, had arrived in Beijing on Friday, after which he attended the opening ceremony of Beijing Winter Olympics.

Learn extra: PM Imran Khan to attend Beijing Olympics opening ceremony at present

“The joint statement is a visual manifestation of the success of the China tour,” FM Qureshi stated whereas referring to the assertion mutually issued by Pakistan and China over the visit.

Pakistan and China are decided for the short completion of the second section of the China Pakistan Financial Hall (CEPC), he added.

FM Qureshi additional said that the neighbouring nations of Afghanistan will meet in Beijing in direction of the tip of March, whereby a future technique shall be labored out. He stated that the interim Afghan overseas minister may also be invited to the session.

The minister urged the worldwide neighborhood as soon as once more to take discover of India’s “evil” intentions, for the sake of regional peace and stability.

PM Imran Khan will turn out to be the primary Pakistani premier to visit Russia in 23 years after former premier Nawaz Sharif, who travelled to Moscow after the tip of the Chilly Struggle. Other than him, former presidents Parvez Musharraf and Asif Ali Zardari additionally obtained to visit the north Asian nation.

In accordance to sources, Pakistan and Russia are anticipated to strike main offers throughout PM Imran Khan’s journey.

They stated that vital growth is probably going to happen within the talks for a gasoline pipeline venture which is price $2 billion {dollars}.

Furthermore, the 2 nations may also talk about Pakistan’s geo-economic imaginative and prescient, land hyperlinks and problems with peace and stability in Afghanistan and its humanitarian disaster in the course of the premier’s visit, the sources stated.

A high-level delegation will accompany PM Imran Khan to the Russia tour, for which a schedule is being finalised.

Leave a Reply