South Asian Association
for Regional Cooperation
|Esala Ruwan Weerakoon|
|Establishment||8 December 1985|
|5,099,611 km2 (1,968,971 sq mi) (7th)|
• Water (%)
• 2015 estimate
|336.1/km2 (870.5/sq mi)|
|GDP (PPP)||2021 estimate|
|US$14.85 trillion[source?] (3rd)|
|GDP (nominal)||2021 estimate|
|$4.47 trillion[source?] (4th)|
|Time zone||UTC+4:30 to +6 (AFT, PST, MVT, IST, SLST, NPT, BST, BTT)|
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is a regional organization in South Asia. Its member states are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
References[change | change source]
- "SAARC Secretary General Weerakoon assumes office". Nepal Foreign Affairs.
- "World Urbanization Prospects — Population Division — United Nations". un.org. Archived from the original on 18 February 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015.
- "Report for Selected Countries and Subjects". imf.org.