Pakistan News Service

Saturday Jul 11, 2020, Zul-qaadah 20, 1441 Hijri
Pakistan News Home -> Top -> News Details

PM Nawaz outlines his vision for peace in South Asia

04 June, 2014

  Related News  
'Addu Declaration' calls for peace in South Asia
SAARC moot denounces terrorism
  Related Articles  
Intra South Asian trade
By Dr Kamal Monnoo
Water Issue & SAARC Summit
By Zaheerul Hassan
  More on this View All

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reaffirmed Pakistan's commitment to the SAARC process and outlined his vision for peace and prosperity in South Asia which was based on the economic revival of the region.

He was talking to Secretary General (SAARC) Arjun Bahadur Thapa in Islamabad.

The Prime Minister said he would like to see SAARC develop into a vibrant regional organization along the lines of the EU, GCC and ASEAN and focus on economic regional integration, energy cooperation and connectivity.

On the occassion, Thapa appreciated the Prime Minister's vision for SAARC and South Asia at large. He briefed Prime Minister Sharif on the upcoming 18th SAARC Summit scheduled to take place in November 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal.

He said that the Prime Minister's views about regional connectivity and economic integration would be invaluable in tailoring the Summit's agenda.

During his stay in Islamabad, the Secretary General also called on Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security & Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz.


 What do you think about the story ? Leave your comments!

Heading (Optional)
Your Comments: *

Your Name:*
E-mail (Optional):
City (Optional):
Country (Optional):
Field marked(*) are mandatory.
Note. The PakTribune will publish as many comments as possible but cannot guarantee publication of all. PakTribune keeps its rights reserved to edit the comments for reasons of clarity, brevity and morality. The external links like http:// https:// etc... are not allowed for the time being to be posted inside comments to discourage spammers.

  Speak Out View All
Military Courts
Imran - Qadri long march
Candid Corner
Exclusive by
Lt. Col. Riaz Jafri (Retd)
Pakistan itself a victim of state-sponsored terrorism: Qamar Bajwa
Should You Try Napping During the Workday?
Suggested Sites