PM Shehbaz reaches Kazakhstan to attend 6th CICA Summit
PM Shehbaz reaches Kazakhstan to attend 6th CICA Summit.
Astana (Dunya News) - Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday reached Kazakhstan’s capital Astana to participate in the 6th Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA), being held on 12-13 October.
The PM was welcome by vice-prime minister Nursultan Nazarbayev.Earlier in a tweet, the PM said that Climate induced disasters call for synergized efforts for mutually beneficial outcomes.
In a statement on Twitter, the Prime Minister shared that he is leaving for participation in the 6th Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) being held in Astana, Kazakhstan.
He added that the CICA is capable of shaping a new configuration of economic cooperation and security in Asia through greater connectivity.
The Prime Minister further underscored that the world is facing a recession due to rising energy and food prices, so there is a greater need to promote engagement and understanding to form win-win partnerships.
— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) October 12, 2022
Furthermore, PM Shehbaz will be accompanied by members of the Cabinet and senior officials in the two days conference.
The Prime Minister will address the plenary meeting of CICA on Thursday.
He will elaborate upon the significance of CICA as a unique forum for promoting interaction, understanding and collaboration amongst countries across Asia to address common challenges.
The Prime Minister will also highlight Pakistan’s perspective on regional and global issues.
On the sidelines of the Summit, the Prime Minister will hold bilateral meetings with the leaders of various CICA Member States aimed at fostering greater cooperation, particularly in the fields of trade, investment and energy.
CICA is an intergovernmental process comprising 27 countries from all across Asia. Established in 1992, it focuses on promoting peace, security and socio-economic development in the Asian continent. Pakistan is one of its founding members.
CICA offers an invaluable platform for advancing the objectives of regional stability and prosperity through dialogue and win-win cooperation.
It promotes confidence building measures under five broad domains: economic dimension, environmental dimension, human dimension, new challenges and threats, and military-political dimension.
The Prime Minister’s participation in the CICA Summit attests to the importance attached by Pakistan to promoting connectivity and economic cooperation in Asia, in keeping with the objectives enshrined in the CICA Charter.