Qureshi to meet EU, Belgian leaders to seek market access, assistance


Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Commerce Secretary Zafar Mahmood would be arriving in Brussels on Thursday to meet the Belgian and EU leadership. The Foreign Minister of Pakistan is on a tour to the European countries.   Foreign Minister Qureshi will meet Steven Vanackere, Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium.
The two Foreign Ministers would discuss bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual interest particularly aftermath of devastations caused by unprecedented scale of floods in Pakistan.
This is to mention here that Belgian Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Steven Vanackere participated in the UNGA Special Session on floods in Pakistan on Aug 19-20. He represented both his government as well as the EU in the Special Session.
Belgium has donated euro 2 million while EU has donated euro 140 million for the flood victims and the relief assistance from Belgium still continues.
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