Russian Lower House Speaker accepts invitation to visit Pakistan
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Russian Lower House Speaker accepts invitation to visit Pakistan

Tehran, Dec 8 : Russian State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said on Saturday that he would travel to Pakistan with an official visit at the invitation of his Pakistani counterpart Asad Qaiser.

Volodin and Qaiser met on the sidelines of the 2nd Conference of the Parliament Speakers in Tehran.

"We accept the invitation and are getting ready for a visit to Pakistan," Volodin said at the meeting.

The speaker also suggested holding a Russia-Pakistan forum with participation of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Pakistani business representatives.

The 2nd Conference of the Parliament Speakers has gathered representatives from Afghanistan, China, Iran, Pakistan, Russia and Turkey to discuss counterterrorism.(UNI)