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European Parliament holds debate on Pakistan’s catastrophic floods

Discussions took place in Strasbourg’s plenary sessions of the European Parliament about the humanitarian situation after the Pakistani climate-induced floods.

The discussion was intended to discuss the EU’s response to Pakistan’s situation and how to reduce the severe weather effects of the climate-induced crisis.

At the special debate, Dr Asad Majeed Khan, Pakistani Ambassador to the European Union and Belgium attended.

The Minister of European Affairs, Czech Republic, Honorable Mikulas bek opened the debate, followed by Mr Janusz Wojciechowski, European Commissioner for Agriculture.


The debate was attended by several Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), who were from different political parties. The MEPs expressed solidarity with Pakistani people and stressed the need to increase assistance and support Pakistan due to the scale of the disaster. The debate also focused on the climate change aspect of the disaster.

Asad Majeed Khan, Ambassador to Pakistan, briefed the DEVE Committee of European Parliament about the flood situation in Pakistan during September 2022.


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