The Trade Related Technical Assistance (TRTA II) Programme is a project funded by European Union (EU) which aims at strengthening the capacity of Pakistan to participate in international trade. The Financing agreement was signed by the European Commission on June 30, 2009 and countersigned by the Government of Pakistan on August 28, 2009. Total programme value is Euro 10,045,000 made up of funding of Euro 9,545,000 by the EC and Euro500,000 contribution from UNIDO, which will manage the overall programme implementation. The contribution agreement was signed on November 6, 2009. The programme started with a six-month Inception Period, on January 1, 2010. The programme will be implemented over a period of 54 months until June 2014.
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