ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan mentioned on Sunday Pakistan is a agency believer within the energy and potential of regional cooperation for particular person, nationwide and regional growth.
In his message on 35th SAARC Constitution Day, the prime minister mentioned the eighth of December marks the day when leaders with imaginative and prescient and foresight adopted the SAARC Constitution and pledged to work collectively for the progress and prosperity of South Asia.
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He mentioned: “This present day reminds us of the large duty positioned on our shoulders by our peoples and their expectations from their leaders to handle the frequent challenges of poverty, illiteracy, illness and under-development.”
He mentioned Pakistan additional believes that efficient and result-oriented regional cooperation may be achieved solely by adhering to the cardinal ideas of sovereign equality and mutual respect as enshrined within the SAARC Constitution.
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On the first SAARC Summit held in Dhaka on December 8, 1985, the leaders of the seven South Asian states, together with Maldives, India, Bhutan, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka signed a constitution to ascertain the South Asian Affiliation for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).
SAARC Constitution Day is commemorated yearly to mark the signing of this Constitution.