Abbasi eyes another three years of GSP plus status
Staff ReportSaturday - January 20, 2018
According to detail, commerce division briefed the meeting in detail regarding Pakistan’s compliance with the requirements of GSP plus.
It was informed that periodical review report by the government of Pakistan has already been submitted and has been examined by the EU.
Commerce division further informed that positive outcome is expected after the examination of the periodical review and that the GSP plus status will obtain roll-over for another three years term.
Abbasi directed commerce division and relevant foreign missions abroad to maintain a focused approach towards ensuring continuation of GSP plus status and take all necessary measures to maintain the growth oriented trend.
The meeting was attended by commerce minister Pervaiz Malik, advisor to PM on finance Miftah Ismail and senior officials from commerce, foreign affairs, economic affairs, human rights and religious affairs divisions.