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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 ..

54th meeting of SAARC programming committee started in Nepal

The 54th meeting of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) programming committee has started at the Kathmandu-based SAARC Secretariat in Nepal on December 11, 2017. The 2-day meeting will discuss about budget issues of the Secretariat, SAARC five regional centers and four specialized bodies. The representatives of all 8 member countries are participating in ..

India to host South Asian Boxing Championship (SABC)-2017

The 2017 South Asian Boxing Championship (SABC) will be held in Guwahati, Assam from December 6 to 10. This is first time India will host the championship, which will see a potential blockbuster clash against arch-rivals Pakistan besides other SAARC countries — Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, among others. Apart from this, the Boxing Federation ..

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 ..