Press Release


PRESS RELEASE

 

SCCI DELEGATION CALLS ON SECRETARY GENERAL, SAARC

 

An eight-member delegation of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI)-Nepal Chapter led by Mr. Suraj Vaidya, President, SCCI, called on H. E. Mr. Amjad Hussain B. Sial, Secretary General of SAARC. 

 

On behalf of the SCCI, Mr. Vaidya congratulated Ambassador Sial on his assumption of charge as the thirteenth Secretary-General of SAARC and wished him every success in this important assignment. 

 

During the meeting, Mr. Vaidya shared with the Secretary-General the primary goal of the SCCI, which is to promote regional economic integration with particular emphasis on the promotion of people-to-people contacts, regional connectivity and tourism. He also shared with the Secretary General upcoming activities of the SCCI.  

 

Ambassador Sial appreciated the SCCI for the useful work it had been doing since its establishment as an Apex Body of SAARC. He emphasized that the promotion of people-to-people contacts will create space and facilitate closer cooperation among the SAARC Member States.  He assured that the SAARC Secretariat will extend its full cooperation to the SCCI in promoting the economic agenda of SAARC.

 

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6 March 2017