SAARC

In recognition of its objectives for regional development and cooperation, the Twenty-Seventh Session of the Council of Ministers  (Dhaka, 1st-2nd August 2006) has granted SAARC Apex Body (View Certificate) status to the South Asia Foundation. This was renewed on 8th December 2011 for another Five Years ( Click here )

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established when its Charter was formally adopted on 8th December 1985 by the Heads of State or Government of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, and the Headquarters of SAARC Secretariat are in Kathmandu, Nepal.

SAARC provides a platform for the peoples of South Asia to work together in a spirit of friendship, trust and understanding. It aims to accelerate the process of economic and social development in Member States. (www.saarc-sec.org)
 
Charter of SAARC

SAF as Apex body

  SAARC
News SAARC Secretariat in Kathmandu, Nepal - 7th August 2017

Dr. Nishchal N. Pandey, Chairperson, SAF-Nepal with newly appointed Secretary General of SAARC H E Amjad Hussain B. Sial

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News Kathmandu, Nepal - 8th December 2016

Message from H E Mr Arjun B Thapa, Secretary General of SAARC on the occasion of 32nd SAARC Charted Day

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News Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi, India - 6th December 2016

UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institute of Kashmir Studies University of Kashmir & JMI Celebrate SAARC Charter Day

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News Thimphu, Bhutan - 11th May 2016

Assessment of SAARC Thimphu Declaration on Energy and Climate Change

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News Kashmir University, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India - 8th December 2015

31st SAARC Charter Day Celebrated at UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institute of Kashmir Studies (UMIKS)

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