South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

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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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Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called for 'revival' of the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation which has remained dysfunctional since 2016 after India and three other SAARC fellow member states boycotted the SAARC Summit that was scheduled to be held in Pakistan in 2016.
He said unfortunately South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation which provides another platform for connectivity has been held hostage due to belligerent attitude of Indian government.
LAHORE -- South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAARC CCI) has since its inception been striving hard to enhance trade among all the SAARC countries- Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, and Afghanistan.
LAHORE: South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAARC CCI) has since its inception been striving hard to enhance trade among all the SAARC countries- Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, and Afghanistan.
The Federal Minister along with SAARC Secretary General Arjun Bahadur Thapa, was talking to media after inaugurating jointly the 12th SAARC (South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation) Trade Fair and 9th WEXNET Exhibition here at Expo Centre.
Sri Lanka belongs to the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation, composed of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, and Pakistan.
however, fact also remains that both have been important members of the south Asia Association for regional Cooperation and are important players in the international system.
Indian Prime Minister Modi said he suggested to Prime Minister Sharif that SAARC (South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation) nations should conduct regular joint exercises on disaster relief and rescue.
Another newspaper, the Mandegar Daily, also quoted Noor in its Sunday edition, as saying, "Invitations have been sent to international observers from the European Union and South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation countries".
New Delhi, Sep.9 (ANI): Pakistan lawmaker Farzana Raja said that militancy was a global issue and added that his country was ready to help the world counter it as she called for stronger socio-political ties amongst South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries.
The leaders of the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) during 14th summit in New Delhi in April 2007 had predicted a new dawn for South Asia.
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