Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday stressed upon SAARC member countries to join hands for fight against the forces of extremism and intolerance in the region. Addressing the 16th SAARC Summit in Thimphu, Bhutan, the Prime Minister called for uniting against forces of extremism and intolerance. We need to forge a common front, based on tolerance, on respect for human dignity and universal values. He said terrorism has affected the South Asian region and impacted each of its countries. This toxic brew, under the garb of diverse ideologies and diverse agendas has taken root, he said, adding terrorism is a phenomenon that is global and has roots in history, in economic neglect and injustice.