KARACHI-President Asif Ali Zardari has said that European Union responded in a very positive manner during his recent visit to Brussels and assured financial support of 100 million Euros to Pakistan. Addressing a high-level meeting at Bilawal House on Saturday, President Zardari who had returned from Brussels on Friday after leading Pakistan delegation to first ever Pakistan-EU Summit, said European countries would also import fish from Pakistan in large quantity. The meeting was attended by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, provincial Ministers and senior officials. The officials lauded the untiring efforts of the President due to which Pakistan was getting full cooperation of international community on various issues. Reviewing ongoing and proposed development projects in the province, President directed Sindh govt that schemes regarding land distribution among landless Haris ,especially women, should be treated as a special project. He also directed Sindh govt and Agricultural Development Bank to work together to make the project a success. The meeting discussed Keti Bunder, Katchi Abadis, Thar Coal, Gorak Hill and RBOD as well. Earlier, President Asif Ali Zardari advised the coalition partners to mark the fiscal year 2009-10 as the year of development and political stability and directed the Sindh govt to complete the all development projects on time. The President asked this in a meeting with the MQM delegation held at Bilawal House on Saturday and directed the Sindh govt to exempt Karachi City District Government (CDGK) and Hyderabad district govts from restriction of utilizing funds of current budget. The MQM delegation comprising Babar Ghauri, Adil Siddiqui, Raza Haroon and Dr Saghir informed the President that the Sindh govt through a notification imposed restriction to the use of funds for current year budget. They said development progress in both cities would be affected. MQM delegation apprised the President that this issue was raised and coordination committees and MQM has serious reservations over this govt action. MQM leaders also told the President that Karachi and Hyderabad district govts be exempted from this restriction and the district governments of both cities be allowed to use their funds till October 2009. Sources said MQM leaders cleared that party would resist if any attempt to subvert the ruling alliance and appreciated the budgets of both Federal and Sindh govts. Later talking to newsmen outside the Bilawal House, Federal Minister Dr Farooq Sattar said that MQM wants political stability and all issues would be resolve amicably.