Foreign Minister, Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan needed trade ties more than aids. Following talks with the German foreign minister, while addressing a joint press conference, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that the German government has been requested to lend support to Pakistan in the European Union. He said that the economic, political and military ties were focused in the talks. Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that the ministerial level ties between both the countries have been proposed and added that Germany was the major trade partner of Pakistan, we were eager to boost trade with it.