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Russian Parliamentary delegation leaves for homeland.

ISLAMABAD -- The Russian Parliamentary delegation led by Valentina Matvienko, Chairperson of the Council of Federation of Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (Upper Chamber of Russian Parliament) left for its home country after two-day visit.

During this visit the Leader of the Russian Parliamentary delegation exchanged views with Acting President Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, and Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar besides attending reception hosted in honour of the delegation.

Acting President /Chairman Senate Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari while addressing the reception at a local hotel observed that Pakistan palaces its bilateral relationship with Russia at high esteem.

He also underscored the need for more enhanced cooperation in different fields besides enhancing people to people contacts at business and trade levels. He remarked that Parliamentarians have to play active role to bring the two countries more closer and work for mutual benefit.

Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari welcomed the visit of the delegation and expressed the hope that visit of such a high level Parliamentary delegation would help further improve bilateral ties and cooperation in diverse fields.

Leader of the delegation Ms. Valentina Matvienko, Chairperson of the Council of Federation of Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (Upper Chamber of Russian Parliament) also agreed with the view of Chairman Senate and underlined the need for close contacts and different level.

The reception was also attended by Speaker National Assembly, Dr. Fahmida Mirza, Senators and others.
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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Mar 1, 2013
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