Foreign Minister reiterates Pakistan’s firm commitment towards GSP+ preferential trade regime

Islamabad, June 18, 2021 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has reiterated Pakistan’s firm commitment towards the GSP Plus preferential trade regime and effective implementation of the 27 related international conventions. He was talking to the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Vice President of the European Commission Josep Borrell on the side-lines of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum in Turkey today (Friday).

The two leaders discussed entire spectrum of Pakistan-EU relations as well as global and regional situation including Afghan peace process and Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The Foreign Minister underscored that Pakistan-EU relations have further strengthened with the implementation of the Strategic Engagement Plan, signed in June 2019.

He emphasized that at a time of rising Islamophobia, racism and populism, the international community must show a common resolve against xenophobia, intolerance and incitement to violence on the basis of religion or belief. The two leaders agreed to continue to maintain high level engagement to further strengthen Pakistan-EU relations.

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Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557

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