Security OF D8 leaders a major concern for Pakistan

For Pakistan, who is hosting D8 summit, security of the group’s leaders has become a major challenge amid increasing incidents of suicide attacks.

What is D8?

  • D8 or Developing 8 is the group of 8 developing nations with large Muslim populations that have formed an economic development alliance.
  • Members: Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey.

Objectives: To improve member states’ position in the global economy, diversify and create new opportunities in trade relations, enhance participation in decision-making at international level, and improve standards of living.

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