ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and European Union have agreed to evolve joint strategy to tackle the global pandemic by promoting mutual cooperation between the two sides.
An understanding to this effect came during a telephonic conversation between Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and European Union Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell today (Wednesday).
Speaking on the occasion, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Pakistan has suggested for restructuring of the loans of developing countries as they are facing economic difficulties to meet the global challenge of coronavirus pandemic.
He expressed hope that, in wake of global pandemic challenge, the EU will support Pakistan’s proposal in restructuring loans for developing countries to enable them to use resources to tackle this global challenge and save precious human lives.
He also highlighted the situation in Occupied Kashmir due to the Indian lockdown for the last eight months where the valley is facing shortage of food and medical supplies.