Islamabad-  President Mamnoon Hussain has called for closer cooperation among Asian countries to resolve the regional problems.
He made the call in interview with Radio China ahead of his visit to Shanghai to attend two-day Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building (CICA) in Asia, beginning on Tuesday. The CICA will be attended by eleven head of Asian states and governments.
The President said Asian leaders should discuss ways to promote common issues confronting their respective countries. He said all member countries should cooperate in addressing the problems.
Mamnoon Hussain said CICA is the biggest forum for solution of problems of ninety percent population of the region. He hoped that the forum will get importance day by day as its decisions would have far reaching effects on the world's politics, economy and other matters. The CICA which was established in 1992, has 24 full members and 13 observers.