SAARC ties at people’s level stressed

Rastriya Samachar Samiti

Kathmandu, June 12:

A function was organised here today to mark the 14th annual convention of SAARC Ties Council, Nepal. Intellectuals, including diplomats and media professionals, discussed the importance of SAARC and its relevance during the programme. The council was set up with the objective of strengthening cultural, economic and social ties at the people’s level in the SAARC region. The council also helps in expanding cooperation among different sectors in the region. Sharing his experience during his participation in SAARC summit conference, former ambassador, Dr Mohan Lohani, said that there is provision of expanding mutual cooperation not only at country-to-country level but also at the people’s level. Another ex-ambassador, Prof Yubraj Singh Pradhan, stressed the need of increasing mutual cooperation at the people’s level as the countries come together in the forum for expanding mutual cooperation and goodwill.