05, · As is paper went to press, a 7.8 ear quake hit Nepal, e most powerful in 80 years, killing at least 6,000 persons (and possibly as many as ,000) and affecting an additional eight million. 15, · e meeting of e transport ministers did not take place wi in ree mon s as e SAARC leaders had instructed. In fact, it was repeatedly postponed due to e Nepal ear quake . 02, · Due to a weak mechanism, SAARC as an organization could not respond immediately to e ear quake in Nepal. All countries responded individually. India sent rescue and relief teams wi in six hours of e ear quake and was e first country to reach in Nepal wi 16 National Disaster Response Force rescue teams and relief materials. 17, · A day after Sou Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) video conferencing was held to chalk out a strategy to combat e coronavirus crisis, Nepal envoy to India, Nilambar Acharya. 17, · During e meeting, discussions were held on e status of implementation of e on-going projects under Nepal-India bilateral cooperation covering terai roads, cross-border railways, Arun-III hydropower project, petroleum products pipelines, Panchesh multipurpose project, post-ear quake reconstruction, irrigation, power and transmission. 05, · Two SAARC Regional centers - SAARC Disaster Management Centre and SAARC Food Bank set up to work during regional crisis failed to respond during Nepal’s devastated ear quake. While, SAARC countries provided some rescue and relief support, SAARC failed to coordinate a collective response. Summit is e highest body in SAARC held in every two years on rotational basis and is attended by e Heads of State/Government of e Member States. 18 SAARC Summits have been held so far. Nepal successfully hosted e 18 SAARC Summit in Ka mandu on 26-27 ember . During e Summit, SAARC leaders renewed eir commitment to deepening regional integration for peace and . e Virtual Meeting of SAARC Ministers of Education/Higher Education on education sector’s response to COVID-19 was held yesterday in Ka mandu. 09 ober Press Release- Informal Meeting of e SAARC Council of Ministers, 24 . e 18 SAARC Summit was held at e Nepalese capital Ka mandu from ember 26 to ember 27, and was attended by e prime ministers of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Pakistan, and e presidents of e Afghanistan, Maldives and Sri Lanka. e motto was ‘Deeper Integration for Peace and Prosperity’. e legal permission on SAARC Satellite Scheme in is summit. KA MANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said at Nepal would facilitate e organisation of 19 SAARC Summit in Pakistan. During a meeting wi e former Prime Minister of . Dear GIEESC Members, We appreciate e overwhelming response of some of our GIEESC members offering eir services in e post-ear quake situation in Nepal.To respond to your individual emails sent to us,we plan to ford your names to our technical teams leading e Emergency Response Program, tods resilience of surgical services in is time of need. e Sou Asia Initiative to End Violence Against Children is a SAARC Apex body which is an inter-governmental body wi a vision at all children, girls and boys, roughout Sou Asia enjoy eir right to an environment free from all forms of violence, abuse, exploitation, neglect and discrimination. Our work is divided into e following ematic Areas. Nepal is getting help by SAARC to conduct programmes like poverty eradication, trade, exchange of audio and visual aids e conference of SAARC you. SAARC secretariat is also helping schools by providing books and o er materials which are necessary for teaching. erefore SAARC is an important organization for developing countries like Nepal. 18, · Secretary Sharma expressed e belief at e meeting would convey a message to e international community at Nepal is capable for holding international meetings in e afterma of e ear quake. e agendas of e meeting include discussion on cooperation in financial sector among e SAARC member states, review of progress in e. 14, · e conference will include leaders of seven countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Two days after he . 26, · Meeting of SAARC Council of Ministers held in virtual mode Nepalese Cement industry is trailing its abnormal profit steadily India’s NPR 1.54 billion to Nepal tods post-ear quake reconstruction assistance. Website launched for India’s post-ear quake reconstruction support in Education of Nepal. 15, · in1984 e SAARC was estabished formally and bangladesh chaired its meeting for one year.According to e ministerial ision in Dhaka conference of 1986 e SAARC secretariat was established in e capital. In1987 e SAARC Secretarist building was inurated by His majesty king birendra. AIms and objective of e SAARC are given below:. 25, · India and some of e o er Sou Asian nations on ursday foiled Pakistan’s renewed move to get e consent of e SAARC to host e long-pending 19 summit of e regional organization. Nepal. 30, · e nations of Sou Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) will meet in Ka mandu on February 1-2 to attend e Programming Committee meeting over e next SAARC summit schedule.. is is e first meeting of e SAARC members after e controversial postponement of e 19 SAARC summit scheduled in Islamabad last year in ember due to India’s objections . A new member Afghanistan at joined SAARC during e 14 SAARC Summit held in New Delhi in 2007 is yet to ratify e SAARC disaster response mechanism. Nepal assumed e chair of is regional body after successfully hosting e 18 SAARC Summit in Ka mandu in ember, . 24, · On ember 8, 1985 at e first SAARC Summit in Dhaka, e leaders of e seven Sou Asian states - e Maldives, India, Bhutan, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka - signed a charter to establish e Sou Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). Afghanistan became e eight SAARC member in 2007. e 18 SAARC summit was held in Ka mandu, Nepal in . India is e largest member of SAARC forum. e 19 SAARC summit was supposed to held in . But e summit was canceled after India boycotted e meeting. e Sou Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is e regional intergovernmental organization and geopolitical union of states in Sou Asia.Its member states are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, e Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. e SAARC comprises 3 of e world's area, 21 of e world's population and 4.21 (US$3.67 trillion) of e global economy, as . 31, · Nepal. Impact of Covid-19 Measures on Vulnerable Communities in Ear quake-Affected Areas - Need Assessment Report Format Assessment Source. PIN. Posted 12 Originally published 31 . 18, · e meeting is e biggest international event in Nepal following e 18 SAARC Summit and e International Conference on Nepal’s Reconstruction. e SAARC Finance Ministers Meeting will be. 27, · e meeting on e sidelines of e UN General Assembly session here started in his absence. Qureshi refuses to attend Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar's statement at e meeting of SAARC Council of Ministers, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party tweeted. , · Indo-Pak Foreign Secretaries to attend SAARC meeting in Nepal today is was e first time e two have met since e Pa ankot airbase attacks in . 25, · Nepal's Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali has urged e SAARC member nations to explore all e viable options to convene e 19 summit of e eight-member regional body at an early date, underlining e need for deeper engagement to collectively fight COVID-19 and develop regional resilience to mitigate e impact of e pandemic. e matter relating to rescheduling e next SAARC summit will also come up during e meeting, to be attended by joint secretaries of e SAARC countries. Nepal, current chair of e SAARC, had ided to postpone e SAARC Summit until fur er notice after four nations Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh and India requested to postpone e summit. 30, · Nepal, current chair of e SAARC, had ided to postpone e SAARC Summit until fur er notice after four nations Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh and India requested to . Union Home minister Rajna Singh. (File picture) Home Minister Rajna Singh will visit Nepal on 18 and 19 to attend e SAARC Home Ministers’ conference, during which he is likely to have a arate meeting wi his Pakistani counterpart Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.. During e visit, apart from attending e SAARC Home/Interior Ministers’ meet, Singh will have bilateral meetings. 25, · e foreign ministers from e Sou Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) participated in an informal meeting on e sidelines of e U.N. General Assembly on 24 at a time. 21, · Finance Ministers of e Sou Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) including from India ga ered to discuss closer economic cooperation in e region, including connectivity. 17, · Speaking at e SAARC Finance Ministers’ meet on Wednesday, Nepal’s Foreign Minister Gyawali said at e COVID-19 crisis has meant . KA MANDU - Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi during bilateral meeting here exchanged views on revitalising e SAARC Summit in e spirit of e charter, according to a statement issued by e Nepalese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday evening. e Inter-Summit Session of e Sou Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) will be held in Pokhara, Nepal from 14-17 ch . e meeting will provide an opportunity for member states to assess e progress of isions at had been taken in various SAARC forums, including isions of e 18 SAARC Summit held in ember. In e afterma of e Nepal ear quake, India launched its biggest-ever relief operation. In , Saarc approved e Agreement on Sou Asia Rapid Response to Natural Disasters (SARRND. e eighteen summit of 'Sou Asian Association of Regional Cooperation' (SAARC) was held in Ka mandu, e capital of Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal during 26–27 ember . e eme of e summit was Deeper Integration for Peace and Prosperity, focused on enhancing connectivity between e member states for easier transit-transport across e region. e 19 SAARC Summit was put off after India ided to pull out following a terrorist attack in Uri, Kashmir in . As a result, Nepal, as e host of e recent-most summit meeting, has been chairing e group since , e longest any country has held e position. 31, · Foreign Minister Gemba reiterated Japan's gratitude for blankets and o er assistance from Nepal following e Great East Japan Ear quake, and stated at in order to streng en Japan’s bonds wi Asia-Pacific countries, e Japanese Government had ided to launch e Kizuna (Bond) Project, which will invite to Japan you from e Sou. Nepal currently holds e chair of e SAARC and its endorsement for India’s role in coordinating e eight-nation bloc’s response to e COVID-19 is significant as it came just a day after. SAARC meeting Global ming Impacts in Sou Asian Regions Global ming is e gradual rise in ear ’s surface temperature due to e effect of greenhouse gases . 25, · KA MANDU, t 25: Nepal, e present chair of e Sou Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), has urged all SAARC member states to explore all viable options to hold e 19 SAARC Summit at an early date so as to generate a . 19, · Nepal is planning to hold an informal meeting of foreign ministers from SAARC on e sidelines of e 74 UN General Assembly (UNGA) session in is year, e country's foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali said on Monday. He made e comments while responding to queries about Nepal's role in creating an environment for e commencement of e regional summit. SAARC Meeting on Migration, 3-4 , Ka mandu, Nepal Posted on - Apr 25, . A Turning Point for Migrant Workers in e Gulf? Since e 1970s, hard-working migrants from Sou Asia have gone to toil in e Gulf. eir efforts have driven e development of bo eir countries of destination and origin. It Read More. 28, · Nepal government, as e current chair of e eight-member regional body, is making preparations to host e virtual meeting of e SAARC Council of Ministers. According to Yuba Raj Khatiwada, e spokesperson for e government, a recent Cabinet meeting ided to form a four-member panel under e leadership of Foreign Minister Pradeep Ku.