Saarc marks 30th anniv tomorrow

- Post Report, Kathmandu
PM Oli calls for practical approach for development

Dec 8, 2015-The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) turns 30 on Wednesday.

To mark the anniversary, the member states are celebrating the Saarc Charter Day.

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, in his capacity as the current Saarc chair, has said that Nepal is committed towards the goals, objectives and principles of the Saarc. 

Noting that Saarc has made several achievements by settings up of institutions, mechanism, developing norms and practices to promote cooperation among member states, Oli said: “It is now high time for Saarc to focus on effective implementation of our commitments and decisions to fulfil the ever-growing aspirations of the people of South Asia through action-oriented, practical and realistic approach. South Asia offers vast potential for regional cooperation which can transform development landscape of this region.” 

Published: 08-12-2015 08:28

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