Dutch Ambassador calls on Foreign Minister
The Ambassador of the Netherlands in Islamabad, Mr. Gajus Scheltema, called on Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar today.
They discussed the state of bilateral relations, Pakistan-EU relations and other issues of mutual interests. The Foreign Minister said that Pakistan could benefit from Dutch expertise in water management and conservation, infrastructure development, alternate energy and agriculture. She requested for Dutch support in the EU to Pakistan’s inclusion in GSP plus. The Foreign Minister also emphasized the importance of regular institionalized summit-level dialogue with the EU.
The Ambassador said that the Netherlands valued its relations with Pakistan, adding that there was a strong desire in the Hague to further develop this relationship, especially in the fields of trade, commerce and investment.
18 January 2012