SAARC fund to soon launch social enterprise programme in India
Sunday, June 17, 2018, 10:10 PM
Thimpu-based SAARC Development Fund will soon be launching a social enterprise development programme (SEDP) to fund 80 entities annually across the 8-member states including India, said SDF CEO Sunil Motiwal. SDF was established by the Heads of the eight SAARC member states in April 2010 and its Governing Council comprises finance ministers of these eight countries.
India likely to skip SAARC summit again: Sources
Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 9:19 PM
India is unlikely to participate in the 20th SAARC summit, scheduled to be held in Islamabad this year, repeating its strong diplomatic move of boycotting the summit two years ago. According to the sources, talks and terrorism cannot go side by side. Pakistan is reportedly aggressively seeking support from smaller South Asian nations to host the SAARC summit in Islamabad this year.