Foreign Minister’s meeting with Chairman Gazprom

Ministries Official News

Islamabad, February 23, 2018 (PPI-OT): During his official visit to the Russian Federation from 19 to 22 February 2018, Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif met Chairman Gazprom Mr. Alexey Miller in Saint Petersburg, on Thursday, 22 February. Ambassador of Pakistan to Russian Mr. Qazi M. Khalilullah was also present in the meeting.

Discussion during the meeting focused on Implementation of Inter-Governmental Agreements signed between Pakistan and Russia on Import of LNG in October 2017 and North-South Gas Pipeline project in October 2015. Chairman Gazprom expressed keen interest in further strengthening cooperation with Pakistan in the field of Energy. Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif and Chairman Miller agreed that Gazprom could play a pivotal role in enhancing trade and economic cooperation between Pakistan and the Russian Federation.

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