ISLAMABAD:(APS) August 16, 2016-The first two-day SAARC Young Parliamentarians’ Conference began in Islamabad on Tuesday.
Inaugurating the conference Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said the aim of the conference is to highlight the capabilities of the Youth.
He said that the youth are our assets and we will have to provide them best opportunities. He urged the youth of SAARC region to play their effective role in the development of the region.
He said there are issues in the SAARC region and we have to solve them rather putting them under the carpet and help each other for the strengthening of democracy. He said the SAARC countries should promote peace in the region. He urged the need for regional cooperation, elimination of poverty, economic stability and over the issues confronting the SAARC countries.
About fifty parliamentary delegates from the SAARC member countries and six international experts are attending the conference.