Japan, May 05 (APP): Finance Minister Ishaq Dar here Friday met with the German delegation headed by Parliamentary State Secretary Hans Joahan Fuchtel on the sideline of the ADB conference in Yokohama Japan.
The Minister appreciated Germany’s continuing cooperation with Pakistan dating back to 1961 encompassing energy health education governance sustainable development and micro finance sectors.
The Finance Minister stated that Germany is Pakistan’s largest trading partner within the EU.
The Finance Minister emphasized that given the excellent investment opportunities in Pakistan, Germany might like to explore more investment avenues.
The Finance Minister reiterated that new areas of cooperation had been explored in the successful negotiations held between the two countries in the recently held talks in Islamabad.
Mr. Futchel expressed hope that mutual cooperation between the two countries would further enhance. He also invited Pakistan to join Asia pacific climate fund along with offer of assistance in climate risk insurance to Pakistan.
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