35th session of SAARC Council of Ministers in the Maldives today


Islamabad: The thirty-fifth session of the SAARC Council of Ministers is being held in the Maldives today [Wednesday].

Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz will represent Pakistan in the session.

The decision on the inclusion of Turkey as the 10th SAARC Observer State will also be taken up for discussion.

Pakistan supports the role and participation of observers in SAARC as it raises the organization’s global stature that’s why Pakistan has already given its support for Turkey’s entry into the SAARC as an observer state.

Advisor on Foreign Affairs will also meet new leadership of the Maldives and exchange views on matters of bilateral interests with them.

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