At the occasion of a luncheon organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and EU Ambassadors discussed issues of mutual interests. The meeting was a much-valued opportunity for open and frank exchanges of views, notably on the regional situation including the ongoing Afghan peace process. It was also the occasion further explore the prospects of the EU-Pakistan cooperation and the materialization of the recently adopted bilateral EU-Pakistan Strategic Engagement Plan. Foreign Minister Qureshi and the EU Ambassadors also jointly underlined the high relevance of the GSP+ status for the Pakistani economy and highlighted the large scope of opportunities allowed by this preferential scheme. The EU expresses its sincere thanks of Foreign Minister Qureshi's readiness for the organization of this meeting and is looking forward to sustain a bilateral relationship based on transparency and mutual trust.