SAARC Charter Day is celebrated every year on 8 December.

SAARC Charter Day is celebrated every year on 8 December.

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Category : Important Days Published on: December 09 2023

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  • SAARC stands for South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation.
  • Charter Day of SAARC is celebrated every year on 8 December.
  • On this day in 1985, the SAARC Charter was adopted in Dhaka during the grouping's first summit.
  • The main focus of SAARC is to work collectively to promote the welfare of the people in the region and improve their standards of living through social progress and economic development.
  • SAARC members aim to promote stability, peace and progress in the region.
  • SAARC organization includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
  • Afghanistan became the newest member of SAARC in the year 2013.
  • The headquarters and secretariat of this organization is located in Kathmandu, Nepal.
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