Islamabad: Pakistan has decided to import crude oil, petrol and diesel from Russia.
In a conversation after the meeting of the Inter-Governmental Commission between Russia and Pakistan, Energy Minister Mossadegh Malik said that the structure related to the purchase of crude oil from Russia and the Pakistan Stream Gas Pipeline will be finalized in March. , will start importing petrol and diesel.
He said that currently Russia does not have LNG to give to Pakistan, Pakistan wants to import 35% of its total crude oil requirement from Russia.
Pakistan will pay in currency of friendly countries for purchase of Russian energy:
On the other hand, according to the foreign news agency Reuters, the Russian Energy Minister present at the meeting of the Inter-Governmental Commission in Pakistan said that it has been decided between the two countries that Russia will export crude oil to Pakistan by the end of March.
According to Reuters, Pakistan will pay in the currency of friendly countries for the purchase of Russian energy.
On the other hand, the joint declaration of the eighth session of the Inter-Governmental Commission of Pakistan and Russia has also been issued according to which the parties agreed to increase cooperation in various fields including trade and investment.
Russia and Pakistan agreed to work on a comprehensive plan for energy cooperation
In the declaration, it has been said to create such a structure for oil and gas trade transactions that both countries benefit, Russia and Pakistan have agreed to work on a comprehensive plan for energy cooperation, Pakistan has also agreed to consider the comprehensive infrastructure of the Stream Gas Pipeline Project. While consideration was given to building a sustainable infrastructure for supplying cheap gas through the Pakistan Stream Gas Pipeline.
According to the statement, an agreement on cooperation in customs matters between Pakistan and Russia, a document on the customs value of Pakistan-Russia merchandise and an agreement on data transactions were also signed in the meeting.
In the joint statement, it was stated that an agreement to work on the airworthiness of Pak-Russia aeronautical products has also been reached.