18th SAARC summit: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Nepal to hold SAARC Foreign Ministers’ informal meet

Nepal is planning to hold SAARC Foreign Ministers’ informal meet on the sidelines of the 74th UN General Assembly (UNGA) session in September 2019. The 18th SAARC summit was held in Kathmandu in 2014 and Pakistan was to host the next summit in 2016. But, the summit was cancelled after India boycotted the meeting, in ..

Nepal to host 2018 SAARC Business Leaders’ Conclave

The 2018 SAARC Business Leaders’ Conclave will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal from March 16 to 18, with an objective to promote investment, innovation and entrepreneurship in the region. The bi-annual event of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAARC-CCI) is going to be held in Nepal for the second time and the government ..

Afghanistan is not taking part in 7th edition of SAARC Artists Camp and Exhibition of Paintings

The 7th edition of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Artists Camp and Exhibition of Paintings has started at Kathmandu, Nepal on July 28, 2017. Around 40 artists from SAARC member countries except Afghanistan taking part in the 4 day camp. The purpose of the event is to bring art and culture of member ..

‘Open Sky’ offer rejected by Nepal

Nepal has rejected the ‘open sky’ offer of India to allow unlimited flights between India and Nepal. Nepal has said it will consider the offer two years later. Under the National Civil Aviation Policy, India will enter into ‘open-sky’ agreements with SAARC countries and with those beyond the 5,000-km radius from Delhi. Currently, Airlines from ..

Delhi Investment Summit on Afghanistan in New Delhi

Delhi Investment Summit on Afghanistan in New Delhi – This was the first ever investment summit in India for another country. External Affairs Minister, S M Krishna while addressing the Delhi Investment Summit on Afghanistan in New Delhi assured that India will continue to follow its vision of stabilizing Afghanistan through trade, investment and regional ..