Saarc summit in 2007 whereas iran, the european union (eu), the united states, myanmar and china have the observer status of the organisation saarc was established to promote regional cooperation for development and prosperity of the south asian region the charter of saarc put forward the following objectives 1. The south asian association for regional cooperation (saarc) is an organization of south asian nations, established on december 8, 1985 it is headquartered in kathmandu, nepal.
Saarc could not go beyond what its member-states wished hence the unenvious conclusion by all concerned that south asia is the world’s least integrated region however, one must also consider the possibility that the member states of saarc might want to keep it that way. 2016 saarc summit: future of regional cooperation in south asia mahwish hafeez abstract the people of south asia share historical, cultural, linguistic, ethnic and geographical linkages despite these commonalities, south asia remains a region marred by disputes, hostilities and mistrust trauma of partition of india still haunts the region. The future of south asia is delicately poised like a dewdrop on a blade of grass we need to draw upon our civilisational wellsprings of innovativeness to chart a new course for ourselves and the world.
Ipcs ambassador lecture series | vietnam-india relations: past, present, and future h e mr ton sinh thanh, ambassador of vietnam to india, nepal and bhutan, in conversation at ipcs ipcs discussion | the gcc crisis: one year on. The south asian association for regional cooperation (saarc) is the regional intergovernmental organization and geopolitical union of nations in south asia its member states include afghanistan , bangladesh , bhutan , india , nepal , the maldives , pakistan and sri lanka.
What future for saarc now, it is reported that pakistan is exploring the possibility of creating a greater south asia economic alliance that would include china, iran, and neighboring south asian republics. South asian association for regional cooperation (saarc): its role, hurdles and prospects wwwiosrjournalsorg 3 | page move forward for the better future in the social and economic fields and itis also a good opportunity for the. The recent cancellation of the 19th summit of south asian association for regional cooperation (saarc) that was scheduled to take place in islamabad on november 15-16 has led to serious doubts as to whether saarc can fulfill its objectives and remain as a useful forum that would be beneficial to the.
Saarc (south asian association for regional cooperation) was stablished on 8th december,1985 by seven countries of asia named as pakistan, bhutan, bangladesh, maldives, india, and sri lanka, while afghanistan joined this association later in 2007. The future of saarc is to remain its current status quo what is the current status quo of saarc a bureaucratic multi-national, regional organisation without any political power on the surface, the lack of political power almost makes the saarc look like an empty organisation. Saarc (south asian association for regional cooperation) short summary:- 1) the south asian association for regional cooperation (saarc) is an economic and geopolitical organization of eight countries that are primarily located in south asia.
Interaction with sichuan university's institute of south asian studies the visiting delegation in conversation at ipcs on contemporary developments in south asia.