India, Pakistan need to move on for sake of SAARC, BIMSTEC no alternative: Nepal envoy

India and Pakistan should get over their differences and get SAARC moving again in the larger interest of South Asia, Nepal’s envoy to India Nilamber Acharya has said.

“SAARC is facing difficulties and SAARC summits are not taking place. We would like to see these difficulties be removed,” he told ThePrint in an interview. “The SAARC process should be started.”

SAARC or South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation is a regional grouping with eight nations as members: India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives, Bhutan and Afghanistan.

The last SAARC Summit was held in Kathmandu in November 2014. The gathering has been on hold since 2016, when India and five other nations boycotted the summit Read More

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