The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry has said that the business community of Pakistan is eager to improve trade and economic relations with Russia, reported by Radio Pakistan.

It said the imbalance of tilting 100 percent waste for seventy long years should be corrected by becoming closer to the regional friends like China, Turkey and Russia.

While talking to Russian trade officials on the sidelines of the 22nd St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, FPCCI Senior Vice President Mazhar Ali Nasir said Pakistan and Russia are in various business deals worth over ten billion dollar which will take bilateral relations to new heights.

He said that fifteen thousand delegates from seventy-two countries are attending the forum while business deals worth 100 billion dollars have been finalized.