Issue Brief on “Lavrov’s Visit: Taking Pakistan-Russian Bilateral Relations to New Heights”


On April 7, 2021, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov concluded his two-day visit to Pakistan after his arrival in the country on April 6, 2021.[1] Lavrov’s visit to Islamabad was preceded by his visit to New Delhi. While in Islamabad, the Russian Foreign Minister was accompanied by the Russian President’s Special Envoy for Afghanistan Ambassador Zamir Kabulov as well.

Delegation-level talks were held between the Russian and Pakistani sides with the foreign ministers of both countries heading their respective delegations. The Russian Foreign Minister also met with the Prime Minister of Pakistan as well as the Pakistani Chief of Army Staff (COAS) during his visit.[2]

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