SAARC Current Affairs - 2019

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PM Modi and PM Hasina Jointly Inaugurates Development Projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Bangladeshi Counterpart Sheikh Hasina jointly unveiled e-plaques for development projects in Bangladesh, through video conferencing. Development Projects Inaugurated Supply of buses & trucks. Inauguration of 36 community clinics. 11 water treatment plants. Extension of National Knowledge Network to Bangladesh. National Knowledge Network National Knowledge Network (NKN) is a Read More…

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Foundation stone laid for Hastshilp complex in New Delhi

The Union Minister for Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani laid the foundation stone of a Hastshilp Complex in New Delhi. The complex would be named after Deendayal Upadhyaya as Deen Dayal Antarashtriya Hastshilp Bhawan. How this Complex will help the Artisans? The complex will provide space for awardee artisans on a rotation basis and preference will be Read More…

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Cabinet approves amendments to Currency Swap arrangement for SAARC nations

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the amendments to the framework on currency swap arrangement for SAARC member countries. The amendments incorporate a standby facility of USD 400 million. This stand-by facility enables India to provide a prompt response to the current request from SAARC member countries for availing the swap amount exceeding the present limit prescribed under the SAARC Swap Framework. SAARC Swap Framework The Framework on Read More…

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International Women Entrepreneurs Summit 2018 held in Kathmandu

International Women Entrepreneurs Summit 2018 was held in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal from September 3 to 5, 2018. The summit was inaugurated by Vice President of Nepal Nanda Bahadur Pun. The theme of 3-day summit was “Equality begins with Economic Empowerment”. It was organised by the South Asian Women Development Forum International Women Entrepreneurs Summit Read More…

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First SAARC Agri Cooperative Business Forum held in Kathmandu, Nepal

The first South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Agri Cooperative Business Forum was held in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal The theme of this forum was ‘Organizing and Strengthening Family Farmers’ Cooperatives to attain the Sustainable-Development-Goals-1 and 2 in South Asia’. SAARC Agri Cooperative Business Forum It was co-organized by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Read More…

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SAARC Development Fund to launch Social Enterprise Development Programme

SAARC Development Fund (SDF) is going to launch social enterprise development programme (SEDP) as part of its social window. The programme will be implemented in all SAARC member states with objective of identifying and building social enterprises by using mix of grants and concessional returnable capital. It intends to fund around 80 enterprises across the Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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14th SAARCLAW Conference held in Colombo, Sri Lanka

The 14th South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation in Law (SAARCLAW) Conference was held in Colombo, capital city of Sri Lanka along with 11th SAARC Chief Justices Conference. The three-day conference was inaugurated by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and saw participation from South Asia’s top Judges, legal practitioners and academics. Key Facts The Read More…

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