List of SAARC Summit - (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation)

SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation): 
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) comprises the Eight countries of South Asia, i.e. Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan.The SAARC was established on December 8, 1985, to organise and unite the governments of its Eight original members.

Eight Members of SAARC - Afghanistan: 
The 13th Saarc Summit in Dhaka in November 2005 had approved Afghanistan’s request for membership and Afghanistan as its eighth member of 14th Summit conference of the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation.

List of SAARC Summit Details:
  1. First summit - Bangladesh, Dhaka: 7–8 December 1985 
  2. Second summit - India, Bangalore: November 16–17,1986 
  3. Third summit  - Nepal, Kathmandu.: 2–4 November 1987 
  4. Fourth summit - Pakistan, Islamabad, 29–31 December 1988 
  5. Fifth summit - Maldives, Male, 21–23 November 1990
  6. Sixth summit - Sri Lanka, Colombo, on 21 December 1991 
  7. Seventh summit - Bangladesh, Dhaka, on 10–11 April 1993
  8. Eighth summit - India, New Delhi, on 2–4 May 1995 
  9. Ninth summit - Maldives, Male, on 12–14 May 1997
  10. Tenth summit - Sri Lanka, Colombo, on 29–31 July 1998
  11. Eleventh summit - Nepal, Kathmandu, on 4–6 January 2002
  12. Twelfth summit Pakistan, Islamabad, on 4–6 January 2004
  13. Thirteenth summit - Bangladesh, Dhaka, on 12–13 November 2005
  14. Fourteenth summit - India, New Delhi, on 3rd-4 April 2007
  15. Fifteenth summit - Sri Lanka,  Colombo, Sri Lanka on 1–3 August 2008
  16. Sixteenth summit - Bhutan, Thimpu, on 28–29 April 2010
  17. Seventeenth summit - Maldives,  Addu City on 10-11 of November 2011
  18. Eighteenth summit - Nepal, Kathmandu on November 26 to November 27, 2014.
  19. Nineteenth summit - Pakistan on 2016.
  20. 20th SAARC Summit - Sri Lanka on 2018
Regional Centres of SAARC
  • SAARC Agricultural Centre (SAC) in Dhaka, (Bangladesh)
  • SAARC Meteorological Research Centre (SMRC) in Dhaka (Bangladesh)
  • SAARC Forestry Centre (SFC) in Thimphu (Bhutan)
  • SAARC Development Fund (SDF) in Thimphu  (Bhutan)
  • SAARC Documentation Centre (SDC) in New Delhi(India)
  • SAARC Disaster Management Centre (SDMC) in New Delhi(India)
  • SAARC Coastal Zone Management Centre (SCZMC) in Male (Maldives)
  • SAARC Information Centre (SIC) in Kathmandu (Nepal)  
  • SAARC Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS Centre (STAC) in Kathmandu (Nepal) 
  • SAARC Human Resources Development Centre (SHRDC) in Islamabad (Pakistan)
  • SAARC Energy Centre (SEC) in Islamabad (Pakistan)
  • SAARC Cultural Centre (SCC) in Colombo (Sri Lanka)
Reference: 
  1. http://jang.com.pk/important_events/saarc_2004/history.html
  2. http://www.mapsofworld.com/saarc-member-countries.htm
  3. http://www.saarc-sec.org/

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