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Ms. Androulla Kaminara , Ambassador of the European Union De called on the Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiative Asad Umar

Dated : 17 January 2020

Ms. Androulla Kaminara , Ambassador of the European Union De called on the Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiative Asad Umar here in Islamabad on Friday .

The EU Ambassador expressed her wish to contribute to further increase cooperation between the EU and Pakistan and to help assure that the commonly agreed objectives are met. She explained various EU funded projects in various fields including education, vocational training, Human Rights, etc. Ambassador said that she is keenly looking forward to working closely with Pakistan in order to promote our shared EU- Pakistan objectives. She highlighted the priorities of EU in the social sector; and said that climate change and digitalization are also the top priorities of EU in next seven year agenda.

While talking to Ambassador Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiative Asad Umar said that the financial inclusion and true empowerment of youth related projects, Primary Health and Primary education, and climate change sectors are the top priority sector of the government. He said that Ministry will extend all possible facilitate to all international donor agencies for effective execution of the development projects under SDGs framework in line with the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Mr. Asad Umar urged for further cooperation and financial participation in EU funded development projects for their speedy and timely completion.

He assured the Ambassador for working-out modalities to establish formal linkages between Planning Ministry and EU for maximizing productivity of development related initiative.