Leading parliamentarians of the South Asian regional countries today discussed trade and economic cooperation. The parliamentarians emphasized the importance of South Asia in the world economy in the future. The five-day South Asian Parliamentary Forum began on Sunday. The forum has been organized by the South Asian Free Media Association (SAFMA) under the title of ‘SAFMA Parliamentary Forum: South Asian Parliament: Evolving South Asian Fraternity’. Matiur Rahman Choudhury is in Pakistan covering the story. He has more details in this report.