UK, EU stand with democracy in Pakistan: British envoy

ISLAMABAD: British High Commissioner Philip Barton made it categorically clear on Tuesday that the United Kingdom and the European Union (EU) stand with democracy in Pakistan.
This he said during a meeting with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar at the Ministry of Finance. The British envoy was accompanied by the Department for International Development (DFID) of UK to Pakistan Country Head Richard Montgomery. Barton said that the United Kingdom attaches great importance to democracy in Pakistan and noted that the previous government had completed its constitutional tenure. He underlined that the United Kingdom and the EU stand with the democracy in Pakistan. The high commissioner said that the diplomatic community is impressed by the vision of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Finance Minister Dar as stated in their speeches on the Vision 2025 event. 

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