South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

What is South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)?

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) meaning

established – 8 December 1985

 

aim – to promote economic, social, and cultural cooperation

 

members – (8) Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

 

observers – (9) Australia, Burma, China, EU, Iran, Japan, South Korea, Mauritius, US

 

 

reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html