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Sajjad – “Attack by Taliban on school in Peshawar is pure barbarism”

North West Conservative MEP and Chair of the European Parliament Friends of Pakistan Group,  Sajjad Karim MEP, has today condemned the horrific attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan where over 130 people have been killed.    It is reported that mainly students were killed in the attack by the Taliban at an army-run school as five or six … [Read More...]

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statement on the detention of Azerbaijani journalist

Statement  on the detention of Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova Sajjad who is President of the European Parliament a Delegation to the South Caucasus has expressed con earns over the arrest of Radio Free Europe/Free Liberty investigative journalist in Azerbaijan - Khadija Ismayilova. The charges of which have been brought against her, … [Read More...]

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Former Prime Minister of Pakistan visits Sajjad Karim MEP for his work in EU-PK relations

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Yousaf Raza Gilani, made an exclusive visit to Sajjad’s home to personally thank him for his work in strengthening relations between the EU, the UK and Pakistan. The two men discussed further ways of boosting Pakistan's ties with Europe. Sajjad joins ranks with the British Queen and Nelson Mandela in being … [Read More...]

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Sajjad hosts new Pakistan High Commissioner in Manchester

Sajjad  has hosted a high profile Reception for Pakistan's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, HE Ibn E Abbas.  The High Commissioner who took up his appointment in October, was undertaking his first visit to the region. The event took place at the prestigious Vermilion and Cinnabar venue in Manchester. Guests were drawn from … [Read More...]

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Sajjad’s Lancashire Day message

Happy Lancashire day to all Lancastrians and those who style themselves Lancastrian, whether at home or abroad! On this day in 1295 the first elected representatives from Lancashire were called to Westminster by King Edward I to attend what later became known as "The Model Parliament". Today we are still proud of our county palatine and in … [Read More...]

Rt Hon William Hague MP visits Manchester - with Baroness Susan Williams

William Hague comes to town – Devolution deal for Greater Manchester

William Hague, who is without doubt one of the most popular politicians of modern times, was back in the North West on what will be one of his last visits whilst still an MP and Member of the Government. The week that George Osborne announced Government plans for a Northern Powerhouse and Greater Manchester Mayor, William Hague was in town. He … [Read More...]

Statement on the shooting down of Armenian military helicopter

Sajjad Karim MEP is currently the Chairman of the Delegation to the EU Armenia, EU-Azerbaijan and EU-Georgia Parliamentary Cooperation Committees. Following the shooting down of an Armenian military helicopter resulting in the tragic loss of 3 lives Sajjad has issued the following statement: "I express my condolences to the families of the … [Read More...]