Ms. Frederica Morgherini, European Union’s (EU) High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy called on Prime Minister Imran khan today.
Welcoming the EU High Representative, the Prime Minister said that Pakistan values its relations with the European Union (EU) and all its member states. He expressed satisfaction on the positive momentum in the relations and termed EU Pakistan’s major trade and investment partner. Prime Minister Khan welcomed the increase in Pakistan-EU bilateral trade since the inception of GSP plus scheme.
The Prime Minister apprised the EU High Representative on the current regional situation, including Pakistan’s positive role in Afghan reconciliation peace process and deescalating tensions with India. He urged the EU to highlight the ongoing human rights violations in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK).
Prime Minister Khan also gave an overview of his reform agenda covering good governance, eradication of corruption, rule of law and poverty alleviation.
The EU High Representative praised the Prime Minister for his handling of the situation after the Pulwama incident. She assured of EU’s support towards the Prime Minister’s reform agenda which coincides with the EU’s core principles and values.