SAARC Summit: Nawaz wishes South Asia to be dispute free

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that South Asia can contribute tremendously by building mutual trust, ARY News reports.

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Pakistan’s Prime Minister, addressing the 18th summit of South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu, said that SAARC can help to build mutual interest and promote literacy, health and education and women empowerment in the member countries.

“I am happy to note that South Asia has undergone democratic transition”, Sharif further said.

The Pakistani premier stressed on information sharing for addressing problems such as illiteracy, poverty and terrorism. He said that Pakistan wishes South Asia to be dispute free.

He added that the government of Pakistan has launched Vision 2015 to promote development in the country.

The Pakistani PM expressed his wishes to host the 19th SAARC summit in 2018.

“Pakistan gives special importance to SAARC”, PM Sharif added.

He congratulated the Nepal government for hosting the summit and said that Pakistan supports the country in its endeavours.

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SAARC Summit: Nawaz wishes South Asia to be dispute free

by Raza Haidery