Mainline and East West Foundation of the Netherlands invited partners in ‘Bridging the Gaps’ initiative from eight countries from Asia, Africa, Central Asia and Europe. This initiative is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. Nai Zindagi is Mainline’s partner in program management and program implementation in Pakistan , Indonesia, Nepal and Kenya. Also the Association of People Living with HIV – Pakistan were invited and represented by the coordinator Mr Asghar Satti. Senior level representatives of the Global Fund and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands were also present to discuss health and rights for people who use drugs. Innovative programs established in Pakistan and seamless transition from small scale pilots to large scale national initiatives by Nai Zindagi were presented and appreciated by participants.