ISLAMABAD (APP) - Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that he will take up the Pakistan-Tajikistan road project with Afghan President Hamid Karzai during the forthcoming Saarc Summit in Maldives next month. Talking to GB Governor Pir Karam Ali Shah who called on him at Prime Ministers House Sunday, he said that the completion of project would provide the shortest possible route to the people of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan. The prime minister said the project was compatible with the agenda of Saarc Summit, Connectivity. He said it was his vision to develop good relations with the regional countries. I visited a number of countries like Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, India, Iran, China and other central Asian countries to further my vision, he said. Gilani said the connectivity was intertwined with transit trade and Pakistan was keen to enhance trade with Afghanistan and beyond. He said he would highlight the cause of connectivity at the summit because it would not only build bridges among people of the member countries but also create an enabling environment for their socio-economic development. The governor told the PM that the construction of road on Pakistani side would require Rs2 billion while Tajikistan had already completed the construction on its side of border.