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Pakistan to Join North-South Transport Corridor at Putin's invitation

Islamabad, June 19 (UNI) Pakistan has accepted Russian President Vladimir Putin's invitation to join the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) and has started the process of accession, Pakistani Ambassador to Russia Muhammad Khalid Jamali said on Wednesday.
"Referring to President Vladimir Putin’s State of the Union Address, where he invited Pakistan to join the International Transport Corridor, Pakistan in principle has agreed to join it and started the relevant procedure. We are heading towards that direction," the ambassador said while addressing the International IT-Forum in the Russian city of Khanty-Mansiysk.
Jamali also highlighted strong bilateral relations between Pakistan and Russia, pointing to their cooperation at international platforms such as the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and the United Nations.
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