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EU-Pakistan Summit

Volume 495: debated on Tuesday 30 June 2009

13. To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what the outcome of the most recent EU-Pakistan summit was; and if he will make a statement. (282701)

The first ever EU-Pakistan Summit on 17 June 2009 marked a step change in EU engagement with Pakistan. The Summit established a long-term strategic partnership to tackle issues of violent extremism, security, and democratic governance. The agreed outcomes were: a comprehensive package of trade measures; a total package of €129 million for humanitarian assistance; and greater EU co-operation on counter-terrorism.