Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has the honour on Tuesday to chair a conference of the world’s young foreign ministers wherein they discussed the international issues facing the world.

The foreign ministers of Canada, Czech Republic, Hungary, Qatar and Serbia attended the conference.

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar also attended the event, held on the sidelines of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Foreign Minister Bilawal, in his address, called for efforts to overcome the challenges regarding peace and development but also for equal economic opportunities to the next generations.

He said being the young foreign ministers they could play their role for strengthening the mutual cooperation among the international community. He said the objective of the conference was also to devise a mechanism to discuss the future of the world.

The young foreign ministers appreciated Bilawal Bhutto’s initiative to gather the young foreign ministers and assured their support to him.