35th session of SAARC Council of Ministers to begin today
19 February, 2014
ISLAMABAD: The thirty-fifth session of the SAARC Council of Ministers is being held in Maldives on Wednesday (today).
Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz will represent Pakistan in the session.
The decision on 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 and 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 Maldives and exchange views on matters of mutual interest.