Celebrating 30 Years of SAARC

8 December 2015

On 8 December 1985, the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Charter was signed by Heads of State/Government of SAARC Member States during the First SAARC Summit held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. SAARC promotes welfare economics, collective self-reliance among the countries of South Asia, and accelerated socio-cultural development in the South Asia region.

Ms. Riva Ganguly Das, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, paid a courtesy call to several ministers of the...

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The Government of India formalized its assistance to the Government of Bhutan’s 12th Plan at the first development...

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A 46.8-meter bridge over the Omchhu River in Phuentsholing, Bhutan, is now open...

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The Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) and the Benapole Custom House jointly organized a meeting urging...

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Sri Lanka Customs is preparing to launch its paperless documentation platform on 1 June 2019. The system, which...

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India said it would support Nepal’s energy sector as Nepal seeks to export energy to third countries. India...

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Mr. Manmohan Parkash, Country Director, Asian Development Bank (ADB) Bangladesh, commended Bangladesh's progress in the energy sector. He...

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