§ Mr. Llew Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what Commonwealth initiatives have been taken to persuade the Indian and Pakistan Governments to discontinue their nuclear weapons programmes. 
§ Mr. Fatchett
The Commonwealth Secretary-General has written to the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan. At a press conference in Johannesburg on 3 June, he also made clear the Commonwealth Secretariat's readiness to help ease tension between the two countries.