AFET Chair meets Minister of Commerce of Pakistan

The chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Mr Elmar Brok, met today the Minister of Commerce of Pakistan, Mr Khurram Dastgir Khan. Mr Brok and Mr Khan were pleased to take note of the boost that the EU’s GSP+ scheme had given to Pakistan’s exports to the EU and to Pakistan’s economy since it was granted in the beginning of 2014. They also discussed Pakistan’s efforts to effectively implement the core international conventions that are the condition for the EU’s GSP+ preferences and moreover how to provide an attractive environment for foreign investment in Pakistan. Furthermore the Chair and the Minister exchanged views on Pakistan’s fight against extremism and terrorism as well as the challenges to security, stability and economic growth in the region.

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