Pakistan on Saturday proposed a SAARC police force on the lines of Interpol to facilitate information exchanges in the region.

Addressing the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Home Ministers’ conference here, Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik said a SAARC police force was necessary to facilitate information exchange in the South Asian region, Dawn News reported.

He said SAARC member countries should also work towards eradication of terrorism from the region.

The Ministers will also focus on a 13-point agenda which includes anti-terrorism measures, changes in immigration and visa laws, prevention of drug and human trafficking and maritime security.

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