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Seventeenth SAARC Summit & Addu Declaration

Recently, the Seventeenth SAARC Summit was concluded in Maldives with the release of the Addu Declaration. Here is a brief discussion: What is SAARC? South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was founded in December 1985 by Ziaur Rahman and dedicated to economic, technological, social, and cultural development emphasising collective self-reliance. The 7 founding members ..

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SAFTA →Current Position & Issues

Discuss the role of SAFTA in regional trade cooperation. What are the issues & hurdles for its full Operationalisation? SAFTA refers to the “Agreement on South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA)”. This agreement was reached in 2004 in the 12th SAARC summit at Islamabad. The objective was to create a free trade area comprising Bangladesh, ..

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Current Affairs : November 11, 2011

17th SAARC summit wraps up with poverty, inequalities in mind Renewing their commitment to alleviate poverty and reduce income inequalities within the societies and to improve the quality of life and well-being of their people through people-centred sustainable development, the leaders of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries concluded their 17th summit. ..

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SAFTA →Role in Regional Trade Cooperation, Current Position & Issues

Discuss the role of SAFTA in regional trade cooperation. What are the issues & hurdles for its full Operationalisation? SAFTA refers to the “Agreement on South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA)”. This agreement was reached in 2004 in the 12th SAARC summit at Islamabad. The objective was to create a free trade area comprising Bangladesh, ..

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