Pakistan to participate in Munich Security Conference

Pakistan to participate in Munich Security Conference

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan to participate in the 53rd Munich Security Conference, which starts on Friday in the Bavarian City Munich, Germany. Defence Minister Khawaja Asif will be leading Pakistani delegation in the three-day conference.

Pakistan’s ambassador to Germany Jauhar Saleem said that the delegation will hold discussions on various matters including security situation and peace in Afghanistan and South Asia, and human rights violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir.

Agenda of this year's conference is future of transatlantic relations and NATO after the election of Donald Trump, the state of European cooperation in security and defence matters, relations with Russia as well as the war in Syria.

Security situation in the Asia-Pacific and information warfare will also come under discussion.

“The conference is relevant to Pakistan as it is situated at a location where various positive developments are happening. We have a significant role to play in bringing stability and peace to the region and the world,” Saleem said.