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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Pakistan

Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, went to Islamabad for a joint visit with Dirk Niebel, German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development. They together met Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Pakistani Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Planning and Development.
During this visit, Andris Piebalgs reaffirmed the intentions of the EC to increase its development assistance to Pakistan by 50%, from €50 to €75 million a year for 2011-2013. The aid programmes continued to focus on rural development, support for education and stronger governance.
Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Pakistan
Andris Piebalgs, seated on a rattan chair, in a garden
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Date: 17/06/2011
Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Pakistan
Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Dirk Niebel and Andris Piebalgs (from right to left)
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Date: 17/06/2011
Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Pakistan
Dirk Niebel, Abdul Hafeez Shaikh and Andris Piebalgs (from left to right)
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Pakistan
Handshake between Dirk Niebel, on the left, and Andris Piebalgs, on the right, in the ...
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Pakistan
Signature of an assistance of 225 million euros given to Pakistan by the EU for ...
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Pakistan
Andris Piebalgs, on the left
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Pakistan
Dirk Niebel
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Pakistan
Handshake between Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, 3rd from the left, and Andris Piebalgs, 3rd from ...
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Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Pakistan
Andris Piebalgs
Reference: P-019096
Date: 17/06/2011

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