Visit of Catherine Ashton to Pakistan: meeting with Hina Rabbani Khar, Pakistani Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
End production: 05/06/2012 First transmission: 05/06/2012
On 5 June 2012, Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, paid a visit to Hina Rabbani Khar, Pakistani Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad, Pakistan.
The aim of her visit is to express EU's support for the consolidation of democracy in the country.
On this occasion, she launched the EU-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue, based on the EU-Pakistan Five-Year Engagement Plan.
The launch of the Strategic Dialogue and the Engagement Plan are a chance to strengthen relations, building on the full range of EU-Pakistan cooperation, from foreign and security policy to development and trade.
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||Exterior view of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Islamabad, Pakistan
||Pakistan's national flag
||Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, shaking hands with Hina Rabbani Khar, Pakistani Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
||Meeting with Catherine Ashton and Hina Rabbani Khar (11 shots)