Press Release

Secretary General of SAARC calls on Prime Minister of Nepal

H.E. Mr. Amjad Hussian B. Sial, Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) called on Rt. Hon. Prime Minister of Nepal, H.E Sher Bahadur Deuba on 19 June 2017 at his office in Singa Durbar.


The Secretary General congratulated the Prime Minister on assuming the high office. While appreciating the role played by Nepal as the founder member of SAARC, host of the Secretariat and the current Chair in the SAARC process, Secretary General expressed hope for continued support from Government of Nepal in promoting the ideals of SAARC. He informed the Prime Minister about the measure being taken to strengthen the SAARC process.


Congratulating the Secretary General on his new assignment, the Prime Minister expressed hope that given his experiences in SAARC, the Secretary General will be able to perform his responsibilities well for the benefit of the region and will be a successful Secretary Geneal. The Prime Minister also expressed the hope that the Nineteenth SAARC Summit will be held soon in Pakistan.


Kathmandu, 19 June 2017.