Showing posts with label History. Show all posts
Showing posts with label History. Show all posts

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

First SAARC Summit Pic

The first summit was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 7–8 December 1985 and was attended by the Government representative and president of Bangladesh, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, the kings of Bhutan and Nepal, and the prime minister of India. 

They signed the SAARC Charter on 8 December 1985, thereby establishing the regional association, and established study groups on the problems of terrorism and drug trafficking, as well as planning a ministerial-level meeting about GATT, and a ministerial-level conference on increasing the participation of women at the regional level. The summit also agreed to establish a SAARC secretariat and adopted an official SAARC emblem.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Pic of 3rd SAARC Summit

This is the photo taken on 4rd SAARC Summit held in Islamabad, Pakistan on 29–31 December 1988 where 7 members were representing the meeting.
Pic source: Subin Shrestha
Pic of 3rd SAARC Summit held in Nepal attended by Late King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah representing Nepal. src: annapurnapost

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