Gilani urges Commonwealth states to be more resilient to challenges
e Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani Friday said Pakistan was a courageous nation with unmatched resolve and urged the Commonwealth countries to be more relevant to the needs of its member by being more resilient. Gilani was speaking at the second Executive Session of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) that was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II earlier this day here, at the impressive Perth Exhibition and Convention Centre. Building a resilient Commonwealth is necessary if we are to get to grips with numerous challenges we are facing as individual states, as well collectively on the global plane, Gilani told the gathering while speaking on the theme - Building national resilience, building global resilience. Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar was also present.