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Vajpayee was strong advocate of South Asian cooperation, says SAARC

Updated : August 17, 2018 08:36 PM IST

In a message to Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale, Saarc Secretary General Amjad Hussain B. Sial said: "We have lost a great statesman, politician, writer, poet, and above all a humane person committed to peace."
The Saarc Secretary General also recalled Vajpayee's "grand diplomatic gesture" of taking bus rides to Lahore and Dhaka during his Prime Ministership.
Vajpayee was strong advocate of South Asian cooperation, says SAARC
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