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 (EU)
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 EU.
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 EU Commission.
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The prime minister also thanked the envoy for his felicitations and underlined the importance which Pakistan attaches to its relations with the EU and its member states.
Seiler affirmed the EU’s commitment to further deepening bilateral cooperation with Pakistan.
Pakistan and the EU are celebrating the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations this year. Events marking this milestone are envisaged to be held both in Islamabad and Brussels.