Pak-Russia Joint Working Group on Counter-terrorism holds meeting

Islamabad: The 5th meeting of Pakistan-Russia Joint Working Group on Counter-terrorism was held in Islamabad on Tuesday.

Pakistani delegation was led by Acting Secretary of Interior Ministry‚ Imtiaz Tajwar while the Russian side by Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cooperation‚ Alexander V. Zmeyevskiy.

The two sides discussed bilateral cooperation in countering drugs trafficking‚ anti-money laundering and combating organized crime.

Cooperation on relevant issues at the regional and international fora was also reviewed.

Both the sides agreed to promote bilateral cooperation and sharing of information to effectively counter threats to national and regional security.