Burnley and Pendle Bangladesh Community Council recently held an event organised to discuss the European Union's trade relations with Bangladesh and the aim of the country being awarded GSP Plus status in 2020.
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 thus provide the basis on which Georgia proceeds with its reform agenda.
As the European Parliament's Rapporteur with responsibility for drafting new legislation on Audit reform, Sajjad put forward proposals in April, based on ensuring transparency, but not so frequently as to restrict a company’s competitiveness.
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.
Sajjad who has been along standing campaigner for Rohingya rights – today signed a joint resolution on the plight of Rohingya refugees, including the mass gravesites recently discovered in southern Thailand.
The Conservative MEP team in the European Parliament have won an assurance from a leading EU Commissioner to ensure new VAT rules introduced in January, do not have an adverse impact on micro-enterprises.
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