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Mr. Esala Ruwan Weerakoon, Secretary General of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), will be visiting Pakistan from 22-25 December 2021. This is the Secretary General’s maiden visit to Pakistan since assuming the office in March 2020.

The Secretary General will call on the Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister besides meetings with other high officials.

The visit is an opportunity to reiterate Pakistan’s commitment to the objectives and principles of SAARC, share our perspective on various aspects of cooperation with SAARC, and highlight Pakistan’s efforts for promotion of peace, security and development in the region.

As a founding member of SAARC, Pakistan is fully resolved to advancing the objectives of the organization as enshrined in its Charter, and has always played an active role in the SAARC processes and activities.

Pakistan has contributed significantly to the realization of SAARC objectives of cooperation, mutual trust, economic integration and social and cultural development in the region.

21 December 2021

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