Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Putin congratulates Shehbaz Sharif on becoming prime minister

On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his congratulations to Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on his election as the country’s leader.

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed the hope that Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will contribute to the future development of bilateral cooperation, according to a statement issued by the Russian Embassy in Islamabad on Twitter.

As stated in a statement, “President Putin congratulated Shehbaz Sharif on his election as Prime Minister of Pakistan and expressed hope that Shehbaz Sharif’s activities will contribute to the further development of Russia-Pakistan cooperation & partner interaction on Afghan settlement, as well as countering international terrorism.”

China has already congratulated Shehbaz Sharif on his appointment as the new prime minister of Pakistan.

Beijing said in a statement that it was looking forward to working with him to continue the traditional friendship, deepen all-round cooperation, and advance the high-quality construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in order to build a closer China-Pakistan community with a shared future in the new era of international cooperation.

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As stated by Zhao Lijian, spokesperson for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, “We express our congratulations to Shebaz Sharif on his election as Prime Minister of Pakistan.”

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