10th South Asia Economic Summit begins today in Kathmandu

The 10th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES) will begin today in Kathmandu. The theme of 3-day summit is “Deepening Economic Integration for Inclusive and Sustainable Development in South Asia”.

The summit is being organised by National Planning Commission and Ministry of Commerce of Nepal and South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment, Nepal.

Vice Chairman of National Planning Commission of Nepal Dr. Swarnim Wagle told media persons that thrust of the summit will be on development of South Asia.

He said, 200 participants including ministers, members of parliament, former MPs, ambassadors, government officials, researchers, eminent experts and thinkers will attend the summit.