Pakistan and Germany agree to further strengthen strong bilateral economic ties
Pakistan and Germany have agreed to make concerted efforts to further strengthen their strong bilateral economic relations.
The agreement was reached during a telephone conversation between Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and his German counterpart Annalena Baerbock.
Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has expressed Pakistan’s interest in deeper bilateral engagement in the field of climate change and building the capacity of the country’s scientific institutions dealing with climate change.
He appreciated Germany’s unwavering support for Pakistan’s GSP Plus status, which is a mutually beneficial arrangement.
The Foreign Minister stressed that Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Germany, both bilaterally and within the framework of the European Union, which should be further expanded in all areas of mutual interest.
In the context of the situation in Afghanistan, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari pointed out that Pakistan has facilitated evacuations on a humanitarian basis. He also reiterated the need for increased support from the international community to protect the lives and livelihoods of the Afghan people following serious humanitarian and economic crises and acknowledged Germany’s humanitarian assistance to the Afghanistan.