Press Release


Press Release

 

Secretary General of SAARC calls on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal

 

H.E. Mr. Amjad Hussian B. Sial, Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) called on Hon. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal, H.E Krishna Bahadur Mahara who is also Chair of the SAARC Council of Ministers, on 30 June 2017 at his office in Singa Durbar.

 

DPM/FM expressed confidence that Secretary General’s vast experience and tested leadership would bring new dynamism to the SAARC process during his tenure. He assured the Secretary General of full cooperation of Government of Nepal in fulfilling his responsibilities. DPM reiterated Nepal’s commitment to the SAARC process and said that the Nineteenth SAARC Summit should take place at the earliest.

 

The Secretary General expressed his commitment to do his utmost to serve to the best of his capability for achievement of the purposes and objectives of SAARC Charter and hoped for continued support and guidance from the Chair of the SAARC Council of Ministers. He assured the DPM/FM of the efficient and effective services of the Secretariat to the Member States and enhanced visibility of SAARC. SG also briefed DPM/FM about the upcoming Ministerial Meetings of SAARC. He commended the role of Nepal in supporting the SAARC process as the Chair of SAARC, its founding member and host of the Secretariat.