Putin likely to visit Pakistan next month

Islamabad, May 1, IRNA -- Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to visit Pakistan next month, local media reported.

Diplomatic sources in Islamabad say Pakistan’s Foreign Office (FO) is in consultation with the Russian Embassy in Islamabad to finalize the schedule of the expected visit of Russian President.

Pakistan Foreign Office had earlier proposed a meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and Russian President Putin during Belt and Road Forum in China which was turned down by Russian officials due to other engagements of Russian President.

The bilateral relations between Pakistan and Russia have experienced improvement particularly in post CPEC period.

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