Review of GSP plus status extension Sarwar sets to take EU lawmakers into confidence



Amraiz Khan

Pakistan to take EU Parliamentarians in confidence regarding review of GSP plus status extension. Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar will be paying a 10-day visit to Europe at the special invitation of European Parliament Vice President Dr Fabio Masimmo Castaldo.

According to the details, the extension of GSP Plus status for Pakistan is being reviewed in the European Union , after which Pakistan has decided to take the European Parliament in confidence on the steps taken by Pakistan in this regard.

Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar left for European on Monday at the special invitation of Vice President of the European Parliament, Dr Fabio Massimo Castaldo, where Governor Chaudhry Sarwar will hold meetings with the Vice President of the European Union, Monitoring Commission, EU and Members of Parliament. He will also visit the European Parliament on October 13, 2021.

During his visit to Europe, Punjab Governor Punjab Chaudhry Sarwar will hold meetings with European members of parliament as well as human rights organizations and discuss the Kashmir issue, ongoing atrocities in Palestine, Indian conspiracies against peace and Pakistan’s involvement in Afghanistan Peace Process. He will also highlight the role played by Pakistan for peace in the region.

Talking on the occasion of his departure, Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that India was spreading negative propaganda against Pakistan in the European Union but Pakistan had thwarted India’s nefarious designs in the past through its successful strategy and would continue to foil them in future as well.

He said that the issue of extension of GS Plus status for Pakistan will be resolved soon, adding that the European members will also be briefed on the role of Pakistan for peace in Afghanistan and the region.

Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that Pakistan under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan advocates peace not only in Afghanistan but in the whole world, but unfortunately India has been the biggest enemy of peace in the region from day one, adding that innocent Kashmiris are being massacred in IIOJK.

He said India is involved in gross human rights violations not only in IIOJK but is also committing atrocities against Muslims living in India.
We will expose India at every forum, he added.

Meanwhile, Imam-e-Kaaba Dr Maher Al Muaiqly said that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy brotherly relations and the latter is the centre of love for Muslims across the globe.

The lead prayerleader at the Grand Holy Mosque in Makkah was welcomed by Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar at the Governor House.

He said that the love between the two countries is unmatchable and prayed to safeguard the people of Pakistan.

“I do not have words to express the love of the people of Pakistan for the Kingdom,” he said adding that Saudi Arabia and Pakistan had stood side by side in each other’s testing times.

In a message from his Twitter account, the governor Punjab said that it was an honour to meet Imam Masjid Al-Haram Sheikh (Dr) Maher al Muaiqly.

He said that Saudi Arabia has always been a great friend of Pakistan, especially during difficult and challenging times. “I am thankful to the Imam for his prayers for the integrity & prosperity of the people of Pakistan.”

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