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South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

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Benefits and Opportunities of Regional Cooperation in South Asia

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The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

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SAARC (south asian association for regional cooperation) Summit - UPSC/PSC/IAS

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What is REGIONAL ORGANIZATION? What does REGIONAL ORGANIZATION mean?

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Regional organization

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is the regional intergovernmental organization and geopolitical union of nations in South Asia. Its member states include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. SAARC comprises 3% of the world's area, 21% of the world's population and 3.8% of the global economy, as of 2015.