Talking to Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Yury Sentyurin in Islamabad, the Prime Minister said economic outlook of Pakistan has altogether changed in the last four years which is being acknowledged globally.

He said our Investment Policy has been designed to provide a comprehensive framework for creating a conducive business environment for the attraction of foreign direct investment.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said Pakistan 's policy trends have been consistent, with liberalization, de-regulation, privatization, and facilitation being its foremost cornerstone.

The Prime Minister said that Pakistan-Russia cooperation in various sectors is a step towards strengthening of bilateral relations.

He said the government is focusing on meeting the country's energy requirements with particular focus on a balanced mix of energy sources.

The Prime Minister appreciated the delegation's fruitful interaction with Ministry of Energy.

Later, the Prime Minister also witnessed signing of Inter-Governmental agreement between Pakistan and Russia for supply of gas.

The Prime Minister expressed the hope that members of the Russian delegation will have a productive visit in the backdrop of briefing by various Ministries about immense potential for investment in Pakistan’s infrastructure development, energy and communication sectors.

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