Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar, during his visit to Europe, met with Vice President of the European Parliament, Dr Fabio and 11 other members of European Parliament on Wednesday in a bid to win their support on GSP Plus status extension issue.
He also held meeting with Member of the European Parliament of Germany, Maximilian Karre, European Parliamentarian from France Karken Nicholas, European Parliament member Emanuel Fregos.
Member of the European Parliament Bernard Goetta, Member of the European Parliament from Spain Jordi Sol, Member of Parliament Joymer Marno and others.
During the meeting, Chaudhry Sarwar briefed the members of the European Parliament on the positive role of Pakistan in the Afghan peace process, protection of minorities in Pakistan, religious freedom, and provision of fundamental rights.
He also apprised the members of the European Parliament of the atrocities and gross human rights violations by India in lIOJK.
During the meeting, Dr. Fabio and other members of the European Parliament appreciated Pakistan’s role in establishing peace in Afghanistan and eradicating terrorism. They said that they stand with Pakistan and assured of their full cooperation in the extension of GSP Plus status.
While talking to media after the meetings, Governor Punjab said that the meetings with Dr. Fabio and other European MPs remained successful and he was happy that European members had appreciated Pakistan’s role in establishing peace in the region.
“I have also called on the MPs Members of Parliament to play a role in the provision of basic services, peace and stability in Afghanistan,” he added.
He said that Pakistan will succeed in its mission with regards to the extension of GSP Plus status.
He further said that Pakistan is working hard under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan to counter the negative propaganda against Pakistan in Europe by India and we will not allow them to succeed as we have thwarted all the conspiracies of India in the past.
Chaudhry Sarwar said that the resolution of Kashmir issue is vital for the establishment of peace in the world. One of the agenda of his visit is also to apprise the world of the gross human violations by the India in IIOJK.—INP