Islamabad: The Prime Minister (PM) of Pakistan, Imran Khan reaffirmed the resolve to finalize the legal process required for the Pakistan Stream North-South Gas Pipeline project in order to commence the construction as early as possible, according to a news source published on 7th April.
The premier expressed these views during a meeting to discuss bilateral relations with the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov. Moreover, topics relating to regional and global importance were also discussed during the talks.
Mr Imran Khan recalled his meeting with the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Bishkek back in June 2019. He reiterated his invitation to Mr Putin for a visit to Pakistan in the near future.
Furthermore, he placed much importance on the relationship between the two countries and expressed satisfaction at the growth of bilateral ties and the increased cooperation In regards to trade, energy and defense. More discussions were held on the topics of energy, industry, railways and aviation and specific proposals were laid out for the Inter-Governmental Commission (IGC) due to meet in Moscow this year.