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Addressing the inaugural ceremony of 7th South Asian Conference on Sanitation here, he said it is necessary to promote mutual cooperation in South Asia by rising above the differences for the prosperity and wellbeing of people.
"The whole world is looking towards us; economic corridor is reducing distances between different regions and it has laid the foundation for a new age of regional development and prosperity," he added.
He underscored that basic amenities should be easily available to the people according to the international standards so that life could flourish in this region and investors from all across the world could invest here without any reservations.
He said that Pakistan has witnessed unprecedented progress in the field of sanitation and hygiene during the last three decades.
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