The sixth ‘Heart of Asia’ ministerial conference has kicked off in Amritsar, Punjab from 03rd December 2016 to discuss peace, cooperation and economic development in Afghanistan.
Delegates from nearly 40 countries will participate in the conference organised on the theme ‘Addressing Challenges, Achieving Prosperity’. The main conference has been inaugurated jointly by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has lead the Indian delegation in place of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is unwell.
Source- The Economic Times