Islamabad: (Parliament Times) Jean Francois Cautain Ambassador of European Union to Pakistan called on Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development, Pir Syed Sadaruddin Shah Rashidi here on Wednesday.
Areas of mutual interest and cooperation in various fields of labour migration came under discussion in the meeting including facilitation of Pakistani migrant workers who wish to move to Europe through legal migration. The Minister said that Pakistanâ€™s relations with EU are very cordial. He lauded the role of EU in providing technical assistance in the field of migration in Pakistan.
EU Ambassador informed that a financing agreement on improving reintegration of returnees in Pakistan has been under negotiation with the Economic Affairs Division for which he solicited support of the Ministry for an early signing of the financing agreement. The Minister assured the EU Ambassador of all possible assistance in the areas of mutual cooperation on issues of migration and reintegration of Pakistani emigrants.