Sajjad has welcomed a new package of measures to regulate the financial products market across the European Union. The new directive will improve transparency and ensure the UK stays at the forefront of global trade.
The situation in Syria is now threatening to engulf the region and EU Ambassadors from the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region take part in an exchange of views with MEPs this afternoon in the European Parliament, Brussels.
Sajjad has this week welcomed plans by the European Commission to help hundreds of small businesses in the region by potentially excluding them from future EU laws. However, he believes the plans do not go far enough.