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South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

Also called SAARC. An international organization dedicated to mutual assistance and economic cooperation among nations in South Asia. Heads of state of member nations meet once a year and foreign secretaries twice a year. It was established in 1985 and maintains its headquarters in Kathmandu.
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LAHORE -- South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an apex body in the region on Tuesday announced to despatch a number of relief consignments to the earthquake-hit areas of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
LAHORE -- South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an apex body of the region, on Thursday greeted all the Muslims of member states on the occasion of Eidul Azha.
It was jointly produced by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation in Law (SRCLAW) and Women of the Asia Pacific Plus (WAP+).
Kathmandu, Nov 8 (ANI): Nepal's cabinet has been expanded before Prime Minister Babu Ram Bhattarai leaves for Maldives to attend the 17th South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) Summit scheduled to be held on November 10.
The gathering of Presidents and Prime Ministers of the eight-nation South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) involved hundreds of senior government officials from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Maldives, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka, amidst tight security.
The summit was inaugurated by Singh, who is the outgoing chairman of the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (Saarc), founded with the aim of deepening regional economic co-operation.
SLIA is a founding member of the Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA), The Architects Regional Council Asia (ARCASIA) and the South Asian Association for regional co-operation of Architects (SAARCH).
Recently, the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) completed two decades of its existence.
LAHORE -- South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) Chamber of Commerce and Industry has finally successfully evolved a comprehensive mechanism for the resolution of all trade disputes at SAARC Arbitration Council (SARCO) instead of International Court of Arbitration.
Addressing the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) Interior Ministers' Conference here, Chidambaram sought fullest cooperation among SAARC countries in sharing information on potential terrorists and planned acts of terrorism to create a more secure environment in the region.
Though all the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) countries were invited for this workshop.
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