While addressing the 'Public-Private Dialogue forum on Pakistan, Afghanistan Transit and Trade' organized by USAID and Sarhad Chamber of Commerce, he urged governments on both the sides to segregate business and trade ties from political and security tensions, and suggested that Pak-Afghan trade, both bilateral and transit, needs rejuvenation and appropriate confidence building measures
may be instilled for removing deep-rooted mistrust in Pak-Afghan relationship that is not only hampering political dialogue but also significantly impacting the economic transition between both the countries.
Mehbooba said political leadership in New Delhi and within the State must jointly work towards initiating the confidence building measures
to respond to the people's innermost yearning for peace with dignity.
1 BACKGROUND The Confidence Building Measures
programme (CBM) IV under the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) 2013 is the successor to the programme CBM III (ENPI 2011).
President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu will meet on Thursday and could announce confidence building measures
if they come to an agreement.
The President said confidence building measures
and peaceful resolution of disputes would help achieve the objectives of collective security.
The region is unprepared for own security risks, President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev said in his contribution at the Fourth Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures
on May 21 in Shanghai.
I am confident it is high time to create an effective Organization for Security and Development in Asia based on the CICA," President Nazarbayev said in a keynote address at the fourth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures
in Asia (CICA) being held here.
Karzai said this while addressing the two-day Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures
in Asia that concluded in Shanghai on Wednesday, according to a statement issued by Aimal Faizi, the presidential spokesman.
TAE[currency]KENT (CyHAN)- Uzbek President Islam Karimov has arrived in China today to attend a meeting of the fourth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures
in Asia (CICA), the Uzbek national news agency (UzA) reported on May 20.
The ongoing negotiations which aim to reunify Cyprus deserve the attention and support of the United States and the European Union, including funding for confidence building measures
to promote peace in Cyprus US Senator and Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee Robert Menendez has said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's President Hassan Rouhani plans to visit China in mid-May to participate in the 4th Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures
in Asia (CICA).
to strengthen the confidence building measures
, head of the EU office in Baku Roland Kobia said at the press conference on Wednesday.
The Indian minister on Friday night held meetings with President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf with whom he discussed a whole range of issues including the confidence building measures
The foreign affairs ministry announced that a meeting of Pakistan-India Working Group on Cross-LoC confidence building measures
will be held in Islamabad on Thursday.
ISTANBUL, November 02, 2011(TUR) - Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Wednesday that they announced an "Istanbul process" foreseeing concrete mechanisms including comprehensive confidence building measures
in regard to regional security and cooperation for Afghanistan.