ISLAMABAD (INP) - Poland Foreign Minister Rodoslaw Sikorski called on President Asif Ali Zardari at Aiwan-e-Sadr on Monday and exchanged views on matters concerning Pak-Poland bilateral relations, need to further enhance multifaceted bilateral cooperation especially in the economic realm. Congratulating Poland and its Government on assumption of presidency of European Union, the President wished them success during their presidency of European Union. Terming this period as extremely important for not only Pakistan-Poland relationship but also for building a long-term strategic partnership between Pakistan and European Union, the President hoped that the spirit of cooperation existing between the two countries would serve to translate into a concrete plan of action in building a strategic equation. He emphasised upon the need for an early finalisation of five-year engagement plan between Pakistan and European Union. The President also said that Pakistan looks forward to hold Third Pakistan EU Summit this year so as to carry forward the momentum generated by the previous two summits on one hand and to further advance progress on building strategic partnership of the two countries, on the other. The President said that Pakistan was facing economic difficulties mainly due to war against extremism and EUs trade package for Pakistan would help to overcome economic difficulties before a revised GSP plus takes effect in 2014. Appreciating proposed revision of the GSP plus criterion, the President hoped that Pakistan would qualify for GSP plus status. The President also emphasised upon early commencement of negotiations for EU-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement. Discussing fight against terrorism, the President underscored sacrifices made by Pakistan and the huge losses that Pakistan had to face in terms of human and material losses. He said that the menace of terrorism was multi-dimensional and that Pakistan believes that political dialogue and socio-economic development were no less important for fighting it. The President said that Pakistans response to this menace in the areas that have been worst hot by militancy and extremism was to undertake development projects with special focus on education and development to marginalise the extremists in the area.