Tashkent, Uzbekistan: Samarkand is ready to host Two-Day “Regional Security and Sustainable Development Conference” starting from tomorrow (November 10, 2017).
Delegations from 50 countries including Pakistan are participating in Conference to tailor strategy for better regional cooperation.
The National Security Advisor (NSA) of Pakistan Lt. General (retd) Nasser Khan Janjua will attend Conference while having opportunities for interacting with regional foreign ministers of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Iran and Afghanistan. Pakistan borders with Iran and Afghanistan and is full member of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
Conference is being held under the auspices of the United Nations and the Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan. Regional security experts will discuss several issues related with security of Central Asia and its bordering countries. Civil War in Afghanistan is hampering security of neghbouring countries including Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Iran and Pakistan. The agenda items also include regional cooperation in the fields of security, trade, economic, investment, transport, communication, water, energy, environmental and cultural spheres.
Dispatch News Desk (DND) News Agency reports that NSA of Pakistan General Nasser Janjua will have high level meetings with representatives of Uzbek government, will visit Islamic University and grave of Father of Nation deceased Founding President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov in Samarkand.