Three Decades of SAARC and the Unfinished Agenda of Regional Integration

  • Rajan Sudesh RatnaEmail author
Part of the South Asia Economic and Policy Studies book series (SAEP)


The idea of regional cooperation in South Asia was first mooted in May 1980 by the then President of Bangladesh who addressed letters to the Heads of Governments of South Asia, stating his vision for the regional cooperation in the context of emerging international scenario.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.United Nations ESCAP, South and South West Asia OfficeNew DelhiIndia

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