On Thursday, Pakistan-Germany signed a deal for technical cooperation under the Pakistan Germany Development Programme costing 23.4million euros.
Hammad Azhar—the federal minister for economic affairs observed the signing ceremony of the Technical Cooperation Agreement with the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Technical assistance would be given to projects in the area of social protection, support for the local governance, technical and vocational education and improvement of the labor and social standards in the textile industry of Pakistan.
These schemes are in accordance with the preferential areas of the Pakistan government and are headed towards impacting the lives of the common people.
The two countries stressed on cordial relations between Germany and Pakistan and asked for strengthening their cooperation. They underlined the significance of active collaboration in the finalization of the project for assuring that all the concerns of the end beneficiaries are addressed.
The minister extended thanks to the German government for assistance especially in the priority areas highlighted by Pakistan’s government.
He said that technical assistance from German must be used for getting the maximum benefit of the people of Pakistan and thus, all measures should be taken to make the cost-effective expenditure with higher dependency on making use of the local resources.