The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was launched on 8 December 1985 in
2.The broad objectives are to promote the welfare of the peoples of South Asia; to accelerate economic growth, social progress and cultural development; and to promote and strengthen collective self-reliance of
3.The members of SAARC are
5. During its Chairpersonship,
6. SAARC Chairpersonship will be handed over to
7. SAARC is completing two decades of its existence in 2005. In order to promote-tourism in the South Asia Region, it has been decided to celebrate 2005 as “See South Asia Year.”
To celebrate the Completion of two decades of SAARC in 2005 a Commemorative Postage Stamp of Rs. 5/-denomination is being issued by Pakistan Post Office on November 12, 2005.