SAARC charter day reminds to resolve poverty, illiteracy: Sohail Mahmood

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09 Dec, 2019 5:52 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Secretary Foreign Affairs Sohail Mahmood said that the SAARC charter day reminds us of the resolve made to fight poverty, illiteracy and disease on Monday.

addressing a ceremony in connection with the 35th SAARC Charter day, Pakistan has reaffirmed the resolve to make SAARC Process successful.

The foreign secretary pointed out that the South Asian region is faced with multiple challenges and the regional countries need to frame a collective strategy to cope with them.

On the occasion, Maldives Ambassador Ahmed Saleem said SAARC forum was established to rid the region of poverty and to achieve economic stability. “We will have to undertake joint efforts to achieve sustainable development and meet other targets,” he added.

On this occasion, a special energy stall was also set up by the Director SAARC Energy Center Muhammad Naeem Malik which presented energy solution models for the backward areas of SAARC countries.

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