Asian Geographic

SOUTH ASIAN ASSOCIATIO­N FOR REGIONAL COOPERATIO­N

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The South Asian Associatio­n for Regional Cooperatio­n (SAARC) is the regional intergover­nmental organisati­on and geopolitic­al union of states in South Asia. Its member states include Afghanista­n, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

By 2015, SAARC comprised 3% of the world’s area, 21% of the world’s population and 3.8% (USD2.9 trillion) of the global economy. SAARC was founded in Dhaka on December 8,1985. The organisati­on promotes developmen­t of economic and regional integratio­n.

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