Pakistan committed to play constructive role in SAARC: PM Khaqan


KATHMANDU, Nepal: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan on Monday said Pakistan was committed to play a constructive role in South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), an eight-member economic and political organization in South Asia.

Talking to the Secretary General of SAARC Amjad Hussain B. Sial in Kathmandu, the prime minister said SAARC was an important forum which required serious and sincere efforts by the member Countries to explore its true potential.

The prime minister emphasized that SAARC believed in sovereignty of its member nations and thus was beneficial in making way forward for peace, stability and progress in the region.

The SAARC Secretary General Amjad Hussain, who belongs to Pakistan’s Foreign Service and was appointed the Secretary General SAARC in 2017 at the current Chair Nepal, updated the prime minister on the recent activities of SAARC.

​Earlier in the day, the prime minister reached Kathmandu on a two-day visit as part of Pakistan’s pro-active and outreach efforts to engage with regional Countries.

During his visit, Khaqan Abbasi will meet Nepalese Prime Minister Prasad Sharma Oli and President Bidya Devi Bhandari, and convey felicitations to the Nepalese leadership on the successful conclusion of its democratic process, resulting in the formation of a new government.

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