Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar. — File Photo

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar on Thursday said that the problems of poverty, illiteracy, growth and other issues in South Asia can only be overcome by improving relations between neighboring countries.     

Speaking at the concluding session of 5th South Asia Economic Summit in Islamabad, she said solutions come with establishing contacts and dialogue with key actors in the region.

She said that Pakistan has been able to move forward in changing the mind-set and policy about various issues.

Moreover, she added that Pakistan's core interest is to promote peace and security for the common citizens of Pakistan.

Hina Rabbani Khar said that SAARC countries have now realised that development relies on connectivity and deeper connection with each other.

More From This Section

Govt, TTP negotiating committees meeting in Islamabad

The progress of the peace process was being reviewed during the meeting.

SHC adjourns Musharraf's ECL application until May 7

The SHC adjourned a hearing on the retired general's application to have his name excluded from the ECL.

Pemra forms committee to review govt application against Geo TV

The committee, comprising Syed Ismail Shah, Pervez Rathore and Israr Abbasi, will review the application against GEO.

Round five of 3G spectrum licenses auction ends without change

The fifth round of auction concluded at $902.82 million without any change from the end of the previous round.


Comments are closed.
Explore: Indian elections 2014
Explore: Indian elections 2014
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
Poll
From The Newspaper
Tweets