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(2013-12-18)

Mr. Sajjad Karim, Member European Parliament and Chairman Pakistan-EU Friendship Group, called on Mr. Sartaj Aziz, Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs and Mr. Tariq Fatemi, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on December 18, 2013.

Both Advisor and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister appreciated the role played by the Friendship Group in garnering support in the EU Parliament for Pakistan’s inclusion in GSP Plus Scheme.

The European Parliament approved Pakistan’s inclusion to GSP Plus Scheme on 12th December 2013 which will come into force from 01 January 2014.

Mr. Karim expressed his continued commitment towards expansion and deepening of bilateral relations between Pakistan and EU. Both sides agreed on the need for further strengthening the cooperation between the two Parliaments.

Islamabad

18 December 2013

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