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Where did the 18th Saarc summit took place?

Where did the 18th Saarc summit took place?

At the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit in Kathmandu, most of the member states had pinned high hopes on the ability of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi to promote an agenda of increased connectivity in order to ensure economic growth in the region.

Which Saarc summit meetings were held in Nepal?

The 18th SAARC Summit was held at the Nepalese capital Kathmandu from November 26 to November 27, 2014 and was attended by the prime ministers of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Pakistan, and the presidents of the Afghanistan, Maldives and Sri Lanka.

What was the motto of 18th Saarc summit?

Deeper Integration for Peace and Prosperity
Theme of 18th SAARC summit The theme of the summit was “Deeper Integration for Peace and Prosperity”.

Were the 2014 Saarc summit was held?

SAARC summits have not taken place since the last one in Kathmandu in 2014. The 2016 SAARC Summit was originally planned to be held in Islamabad on November 15-19, 2016.

What role did Nepal play in the establishment of SAARC?

At the 18th SAARC Summit held in Kathmandu, Nepal played an active role to ‘initiate cooperation in the field of migration, cooperatives and social protection, featured for the first time in the SAARC agenda and reflected in the Declaration’.

What is Kathmandu Declaration?

The Declaration highlighted a collective commitment to work together for land rights and peace. It declared that providing secure access to land and natural resources for producers is a vital step to finding lasting peaceful solutions to addressing rural poverty.

Where is 19th Saarc summit held?


19th SAARC summit
Host country Pakistan
Date November 15–19, 2016 (Event cancelled)
Cities Islamabad
Participants N/A

When was the third Saarc summit held in Nepal?

2-4 November, 1987
The President of Bangladesh, the King of Bhutan, the Prime Minister of India, the President of Maldives, the King of Nepal, the Prime Minister of Pakistan and the President of Sri Lanka assembled for the Third Summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in Kathmandu on 2-4 November, 1987.

Who represented Nepal in the first Saarc summits?

Answer: Sushil Koirala, the then Nepalese Prime Minister, was the main host of the event which took place in Rastriya Sabha Griha The summit took place after an interval of three years as the previous summit was held in 2011 in Maldives.

How many observers were there in 18th Saarc summit?

35. They welcomed the participation of Observers from Australia, the People’s Republic of China, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mauritius, the Union of Myanmar, the United States of America, and the European Union at the Summit.

When was 17th SAARC held?

The 17th SAARC summit was held in November 10, 2011 in the South Province of Maldives (Addu Atoll, Fuvahmulah). The theme of the summit was “Building Bridges”.

Where is Saarc Summit 2019?

It will be hosted by Pakistan in its capital city of Islamabad.