EU to train Election Commission of Pakistan: Ambassador
Talking to Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan Jean Francois Cautain in Islamabad this evening, he said that Pakistan's exports to the region have been multiplied after GSP plus status given to Pakistan. He expressed the hope that the relationship of Pakistan and European Union will also improve further in future.
The Ambassador said that as the security situation has improved in the country, tourists from all over the world are showing interest in visiting Pakistan. He said that Pakistan has a great potential to improve tourism, which should be realized by the government.
The EU Ambassador also briefed the Minister that the European Union is preparing to offer an Electoral Reform Package of 15 million Euros to train and assist the Election Commission of Pakistan to manage the next elections in the most efficient and transparent manner.
The Finance Minister said that in Pakistan the Electoral Reforms Committee has done extensive work with participation from all political parties and wide consultation with the members of the civil society and it is expected that there will a positive development soon in the introduction of a comprehensive law regarding the electoral process in Pakistan.