The two-day meeting of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Council of Foreign Ministers is slated to begin in Pokhara in Nepal today. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in Pokhara yesterday to attend the meet. 
The Foreign Secretaries of all SAARC countries yesterday discussed ways to implement plans to improve connectivity, counter terrorism, and other issues. Ms Swaraj along with her counterparts from SAARC countries will discuss the progress made on the programmes approved at the last summit of the regional association at Kathmandu in 2014.
Mrs Swaraj will also meet Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to Pakistan Prime Minister in Pokhara on the sidelines of the meet. Talking to reporters in Pokhara, Mr Aziz expressed the hope that the meeting would be productive. 
He will also hand over an invitation from the Pakistan Prime Minister for the 19th SAARC Summit to be held in Islamabad.

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