Foreign and Affairs Committee

21 July 2006

Call for Evidence

The Foreign Affairs Committee has launched an inquiry into South Asia. The Committee will inquire into:

• Political and economic developments in India and its growing  importance.

• Relations between India and Pakistan, and the question of Kashmir.

• India’s role in the region and its links with its neighbours.

• India’s contribution to the international system, including to the United Nations and other multilateral fora, such as the non-proliferation regimes.

• The roles of the United Kingdom and the European Union in South Asia.

The Committee welcomes written memoranda on any of these issues. Interested parties should submit either in hard copy to the above address or, preferably, by e-mail to  by Monday 9th October 2006, indicating clearly their name and address.  If you have any questions about the session or on the submission of evidence, please contact the Committee Specialist on: 020 7219 4082.