Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday expressed the desire to further strengthen the multi-faceted relationship in diverse sectors, including climate change and legal migration, with the European Union. The prime minister’s resolve came during a meeting with the Charge d’ Affaires of the EU to Pakistan Thomas Seiler who called on him in Islamabad.
The PM highlighted the strong economic, trade and investment ties between Pakistan and the European Union. PM Shehbaz also underscored the importance of regular high-level exchanges between the two sides to deepen bilateral collaboration and enhance mutual cooperation on issues of peace and stability in the regional and international context.
Seiler congratulated PM Shehbaz on assuming the new office and conveyed the best wishes of the European Council president and the president of the European Union Commission.
The prime minister thanked the envoy for his felicitations and underlined the importance which Pakistan attaches to its relations with the European Union and its member states.