Mukherjee lauds SAFMA's efforts for promoting SAARC agenda
Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has lauded South Asian Free Media Association (SAFMA) for its efforts for promoting the agenda of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).
“The SAFMA programme for South Asia, which is in operation for the last several years, is quite appreciable,” Mukherjee told a SAFMA delegation headed by Secretary General Imtiaz Alam that met him in New Delhi on July 24. The SAFMA team included SAFMA President Vinod Kumar Sharma and SAFMA India President Gautam Lahiri.
Indian President and the SAFMA officials discussed the prospects of peace between India and Pakistan in the light of recent overtures from both the countries.
SAFMA Secretary General Imtiaz Alam told President Mukherjee that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was positively inclined towards finding an amicable solution to all bilateral issues and promoting mutually beneficial cooperation in all fields.