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Will Covid-19 revive Saarc?

Asia News Network commentators give their take on the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation. Here are excerpts.

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Achyut Wagle
The Kathmandu Post, Nepal

Crises are the best times for cooperation. The Covid-19 pandemic, thus, provided a reason for the leaders of member countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) to come together for a video conference on March 15.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 22, 2020, with the headline Will Covid-19 revive Saarc?. Subscribe