SAARC: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India attends SAARC Foreign Ministers Informal Summit

On September 24, 2020, the external Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attended the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation Foreign Ministers Informal meet virtually. During the meet, it was highlighted that SAARC should overcome cross border ..

Seasoned Envoys appointed to India’s Kabul and Dhaka missions

On July 12, 2020, PM Modi appointed two seasoned envoys to Bangladesh and Afghanistan Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami, a 1992 batch IFS (Indian Foreign Service) officer has been appointed as India’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh. The ..

SAARC’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund

The Indian Prime Minister recently showed appreciation for the contribution of the SAARC members’ contribution to the Emergency Fund to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. About the Fund The SAARC COVID-19 Emergency Fund was announced during ..

SAARC Disaster Management Centre launches website for information related to COVID-19

The SAARC Disaster Management Centre has recently launched a website for information related to the COVID-19 pandemic in the region. The website shows the number of coronavirus cases in the SAARC member states with live ..

Sri Lanka pledges $5 million to COVID-19 SAARC Emergency Fund

Recently, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has pledged 5 Million US dollars to the COVID-19 SAARC Emergency fund, which was proposed by Prime minister Narendra Modi. This Emergency Fund will as a security blanket for ..