Pakistan has been in the limelight for all the good reasons especially when it comes to building relations with foreign countries or foreign investment in the country. China has always proved to be a pivotal player in all these developments along with various other countries. However, this time Russia is really looking forward and is keen to strengthen trade ties with Pakistan.

Counsel General of the Russian Federation, Mr. Oleg N Avdeev, has stated that his country, Russia, is looking forward to strengthen its trade relation with Pakistan.

An Iftar-Dinner party was also arranged in his honor by Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) on Tuesday. While addressing the audience, Mr. Oleg stated that the CEO of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP), Mr. S M Muneer is currently playing an extremely vital and vigorous in the trade relationship between Pakistan and Russia.

Patron-in-Chief of KATI and the CEO of TDAP, S M Muneer stated that it is about time Pakistani exporters should also keep their focus on Russian markets as it promises a lot of potential and that there is a huge market for our products. S M Muneer also urged the business community to explore and study the Russian market. He said that:

“The environment for businessmen in Russia is very cordial. Their government also gives preference to investors and businessmen”

S M Muneer, while speaking on the occasion, also lauded and acknowledged the efforts of Counsel General of the Russian Federation, Mr. Oleg N Avdeev. He stated that the determination of Mr. Oleg in building afresh relations between the two countries is commendable.

KATI President, Mr. Zahid Saeed, was also present at the event. He said that things are taking a turn and they are changing rapidly, that too internationally. He also said that the relationship between Pakistan and Russia is developing wonderfully and is heading in the positive direction especially since last few years. He also made sure that both countries possess great potential especially when it comes to business and investment projects.

He also lauded the efforts of S M Muneer while stating:

“Our leader S M Muneer is playing a key role for developing business relations with Russia.He took delegations to those areas, where any Pakistani delegation never visited before.”

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