Ambassador Dr Riina Kionka calls on Finance Minister, cooperation discussed

Islamabad: The Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan, Dr. Riina Kionka called on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Muhammad Aurangzeb, at the Finance Division, Friday.

Finance Minister Mr. Muhammad Aurangzeb welcomed the Ambassador of the EU and appreciated the longstanding bilateral relations and development cooperation between EU and Pakistan. He thanked the Ambassador for EU’s ongoing support in flood-affected areas of Pakistan.

Dr Riina Kionka congratulated the Federal Minister of Finance and Revenue on his recent appointment to office and looked forward to collaborating with the new Government.

The Finance Minister apprised the EU Ambassador about the important reform priorities of the Government. The Finance Minister also shared possible areas of mutual collaboration including digitization, export competitiveness, livestock and dairy production.

The Ambassador acknowledged the economic agenda of the Government and assured the Finance Minister of EU’s continued support to Pakistan.