ASTANA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday held a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of SCO summit in Kazakhstan. The two leaders discussed bilateral relations, including trade and economic cooperation, and also current international issues. The Russian President congratulated Nawaz Sharif on Pakistan’s accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation. “I would like to congratulate you once again on Pakistan’s accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation,” Putin told PM Sharif.…
ASTANA: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif called on President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation. During the bilateral meeting, the prime minister thanked President Nazarbayev for invitation to participate in the ongoing 17th SCO Summit and congratulated him on hosting the summit. PM Sharif reiterated Pakistan’s strong commitment to cooperation with Kazakhstan in energy sector, regional connectivity and human resource development. He also underscored the…
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