SAARC governors’ meet begins

Kathmandu, June 27

The 14th SAARC Governors’ Symposium began here from today.

The two-day event is being organised by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) under the auspices of SAARC Finance and under the theme of ‘Developing a common platform for strengthening digital payment system in the SAARC region’.

The symposium is being attended by governors and deputy governors of central banks of the member states of SAARC.

Inaugurating the event, Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada underlined the need for strengthened collaboration among the monetary authorities of the member states.

Amjad Hussain B Sial, secretary general of SAARC, said, “With a view to achieving the objectives of SAARC, our leaders have expressed their resolve to promote trade, economic and financial relations among the member states, deepen regional integration by intensifying cooperation and agreed for a common economic and monetary union.”