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SAARCSouth Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
SAARCSouthern Africa Alliance of Reformed Churches (est. 1989)
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He said this mega event will bring positive change in South Asian economic and political outlook as leading business leaders, politicians, opinion makers, senior dignitaries from public and private sectors of SAARC member nations, prominent academicians, and Industry players, renowned and celebrated figures of South Asia being the drivers of socio-economic change will vocally advocate policies that promote regional economic cooperation.
Prime Minister Abbasi emphasized that SAARC believed in sovereignty of its member nations and thus was beneficial in making way forward for peace, stability and progress in the region.
He stressed the need for an increased level of connectivity among the SAARC member states for a prosperous region.
The participants will discuss the initiatives of SAARC CCI in 2018 and strategies to grow regional cooperation to new levels.
SAARC Business Leaders Conclave will be organized jointly by SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), in partnership with Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF) and with support of Nepalese government.
Since its creation in 1985, how has SAARC benefited around two billion people of the region politically, socially and economically?
Sial, who assumed charge as Secretary General of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in March 2017, hails from Pakistan and is the 13th Secretary General of SAARC.
The Indian group had held converses with specialists from other SAARC nations to decide the modalities of the venture select to the local gathering.
The liberalizing of the financial regimes by the governments in SAARC to boost intra-regional capital flows, which essentially required gradual reduction and eventual elimination of tariffs, para-tariffs and non-tariff barriers so as to allow freer trade amongst the SAARC states.
Sri Lanka, as a founding member, attributes high importance to the purposes and principles of the SAARC Charter.
Inaugurating the conclave of SAARC tour operators here, he said: "We must motivate each SAARC country in such a way that tourism becomes the focus of economic and political agenda.
Despite progress made by SAARC in recent years, a number of challenges continue to confront the organization.