Sartaj arrives India to attend Heart of Asia conference
ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz Saturday arrived in Amritsar India to attend a two-day key meet of the Heart of Asia.
Upon his arrival, he was received by Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit and Joint secretary of Indian Ministry of External Affairs.
Sartaj Aziz also sent a bouquet to Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at her residence extending his sincere good wishes for her full and speedy recovery.
Sartaj Aziz would represent Pakistan in the Conference with focus on regional cooperation between Afghanistan and its neighbours and the efforts for durable peace in the war ravaged country.
The two-day Heart of Asia (HoA) Summit is scheduled in Indian city of Amritsar.
The HoA initiative was launched in 2011, its members included Afghanistan, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, China, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the United Arab Emirates with objectives to boost economic and security cooperation.
The process was backed by several Western countries and the international organisations.