28 Oct 2022 20:09

Russia approves draft agreement with Pakistan on int'l road haulage - directive

MOSCOW. Oct 28 (Interfax) - Russia is planning to sign an agreement on international road transport with Pakistan, a draft document approved by a directive of Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin suggests.

"The Russian Ministry of Transport now must hold negotiations with the Pakistani side, with the participation of the Russian Foreign Ministry, and sign an agreement on behalf of the Russian government," the directive says.

International road transportation of passengers and cargoes between Russia and Pakistan, freight and passenger transit across the two countries, and to/from third countries with which the sides have similar accords, will be carried out on the basis of the document.

The published draft agreement contains rules to regulate the interaction between Russia and Pakistan with regard to international road transport. The sides can modify the agreement upon mutual consent after the document is signed.