Handbook of SAARC
In the post-cold war scenario regional cooperation has become one of the most important realities of the international system. SAARC is of great significance for the lesser developed countries. The formation of SAARC was aimed to upgrade the life standard of the common people within South Asian region. Thus, SAARC itself dedicated to economic, technological, social, and cultural development emphasising collective self-reliance. Due to variety of prevailing problems .tit could not come up to the expectations but it has created an excellent infrastructure for the regional cooperation. Since 1985, it has done a commendable job for the promotion of regional cooperation. The book gives a comprehensive coverage to all the documents related to SAARC since its inception to last Summit held at Thimpu (2010). It will be extremely useful for all concerned and the supporters of regional cooperation in general and students pursuing SAARC in particular.
Sudhir Kumar Singh