The View From Asia

Will Covid-19 revive Saarc?

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

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.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month

  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.

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