Germany invites Pakistan to join Asia Pacific Climate Fund


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YOKOHAMA: A German delegation headed by Parliamentary State Secretary Hans Joachim Fuchtel called on Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on the sidelines of Asian Development Bank conference in Yokohama, Japan on Friday.

The Minister appreciated Germany’s continuing cooperation with Pakistan dating back to 1961 encompassing energy health education governance sustainable development and micro finance sectors.

He said that Germany is Pakistan’s largest trading partner within the European Union.

Ishaq Dar emphasized that given the excellent investment opportunities in Pakistan, Germany might like to explore more investment avenues.

Hans Joachim Fuchtel expressed hope that mutual cooperation between the two countries will further enhance.

He invited Pakistan to join Asia Pacific Climate Fund. He also assured assistance in climate risk insurance to Pakistan.—Radio Pakistan