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Sajjad stated to the Foreign Minister of Georgia, Tamar Beruchashvili at their  meeting in Batumi Georgia -
"It's now time for the EU to deliver for Georgia and give it's people confidence on their chosen and now irreversible choice of a European pathway."

Statement on Georgia: The EU will continue to live up to its commitments

A vital part of Sajjad's work in the European Parliament is Chairing the Delegation to the EU-Armenia and EU-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees and the EU-Georgia Parliamentary Association Committee (DSCA).  In respect of Georgia, the role of the Delegation is to strengthening of the bilateral cooperation between Georgia and the EU and … [Read More...]

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Going on holiday? Remember check your European Health Insurance Cards

Schools across the North West have broken up for the Summer holidays and the coming weeks will be the busiest for our regional airports in Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds. But many people setting off on on their long awaited summer break forget a vital holiday essential. Local Member of the European Parliament, Sajjad Karim, is warning people … [Read More...]

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EU Referendum debate takes off in Lancashire

With the Conservative Government having pledged a referendum by the end of 2017, Saj will join Labour and UKIP MEPs in front of an audience of Lancashire businessmen and women to discuss the UK’s role in the Europe Union. Sajjad along with Labour’s Theresa Griffin and UKIP’s Steven Woolfe will be grilled during the two-hour event at Preston’s … [Read More...]

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Israel – Stop any misuse of EU Grants

Sajjad has written to the vice-president of the European Commission raising his concerns that the European Union's grants is affecting the Israeli-Palestine dispute. In a letter addressed to the high level representative for Foreign Affairs and security Policy, Federica Mogherini, he pointed towards the reported inappropriate  use by Israel of … [Read More...]

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Saj on BBC Radio Lancashire: interaction between religion and politics

In the wake the new Liberal Democrat Leader's "car crash" interview when he was questioned about how his Christian beliefs impact on his politics, Saj discusses the interaction between religion and politics with BBC Radio Lancashire's Mike Stevens. Mike Stevens: The new Liberal Democrat Leader,Tim Farron MP, less than 24 hours of being elected, … [Read More...]

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EID MUBARAK!

Sajjad has recorded a video message for Eid al-Fitr "I am sending this message of Eid Mubarak from my Parliamentary office in Brussels. As Ramadan draws to a close there is, I hope,  very clear message of peace and unity for the entirety of humanity.         We are clearly going through very challenging times and if there was ever a time … [Read More...]

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TTIP back on course to benefit UK and whole of Europe

On the day that the European Parliament finally approves the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) - the largest Trade Agreement in the history of the world - Sajjad writes for British Influence: The European Union and the United States are each other's main trading partners and enjoy the largest bilateral trade relationship … [Read More...]