National Assembly Speaker meets with European Union Parliamentary Delegation: NA Speaker

Islamabad, November 04, 2022 (PPI-OT): Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that Pakistan and European Union enjoy long-standing cordial relations based upon mutual trust and unanimity of views on important international challenges. He underlined the need to enhance inter-parliamentary relations to further strengthen Pak-EU relations. He expressed these views during his meeting with Members of European Parliament (MEPs) Mr. Herve Juvin and Ms. Virginie Joron in Parliament House Islamabad today.


The Speaker has said that disinformation has damaged Pakistan real image in the west. He said that Pakistan is a peace loving country. He said that dispelling this propaganda is vital to highlight peaceful image of the country. He said that Pakistan is destined to be prosper as it is developing in all socioeconomic sectors.


While talking about the unprecedented floods in Pakistan, the Speaker said the country has suffered loss of hundreds of lives, destruction of infrastructure, livestock and witnessed a livelihood crisis in the flood-affected areas. The Speaker appreciated EU and its member states for their immense support and humanitarian assistance for relief and rehabilitation efforts for the flood affectees in Pakistan.


Members of European Parliament Ms. Virginie said that they visited Pakistan from Gwadar to Kashmir and they witnessed peace-loving people and beautiful Pakistan. She said that they have been in Pakistan since last week and this has absolutely changed their perception about Pakistan.


She said that being member of EU Parliament, she would be in better position to reflect true image of Pakistan in Europe. Mr. Herve Juvin talked about respecting and maintaining basic rights especially the right of identity. Later on, Members European Parliament also witnessed the session of National Assembly of Pakistan.


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