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Pakistan, EU agree to strengthen economic ties
June 01, 2023

Pakistan and the European Union have agreed to continue engaging in high-level discussions and work towards concrete actions to strengthen the economic ties, promote investment opportunities, and enhance bilateral trade.

The understanding to this effect was reached during a meeting between Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan Dr. Riina Kionka and Minister for Economic Affairs Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in Islamabad on Thursday. 

During the meeting, the EU Ambassador expressed her appreciation for the commendable execution of the recent meeting of the International Partners Support Group (IPSG).

She also emphasized the importance of continued alignment and coordination among the IPSG's members and highlighted the need for future endeavors that foster even greater collaboration and synergy.

The EU Ambassador further engaged in a discussion regarding the agenda items, preparations and protocol of the upcoming 13th EU-Pakistan Joint Commission, which is scheduled to take place in Brussels later this month.

Both sides expressed satisfaction with the progress achieved so far and reiterated their commitment to further deepen cooperation between Pakistan and the European Union.