ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said Pakistan was pursuing a policy of peaceful neighbourhood and wished to resolve all outstanding issues with its neighbors peacefully through dialogue.
He was talking to President Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, who called on him in Islamabad.
The prime minister reiterated to establish a strong partnership between Pakistan and Russia in all fields to promote peace and stability in the region.
“Longstanding bilateral relations between the two countries are a manifestation of a common desire to explore possibilities for enhancing bilateral cooperation,” he said.
He said Pakistan’s longstanding partnership with the Russian federation and with its Muslim regions, including the Republic of Tatarstan, will witness significant progress in all areas of mutual interest.
Nawaz Sharif said cooperation in sectors including banking, halal food, production of cement, automotive industry, pharmaceuticals, technology, culture and education should be explored.
The visiting dignitary thanked the prime minister for according warm welcome to him and his delegation in Pakistan.