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12th Informal Meeting of SAARC Finance Ministers held in Manila

The twelfth informal meeting of SAARC Finance Ministers was held in Manila, Philippines on the sidelines of the 51st Annual Meeting of Asian Development Bank (ADB).




  • The meeting was attended by the Finance Ministers/Heads of Delegations from the SAAC member states.
  • The meeting was held under the Chairmanship of the Finance Minister of Nepal, Yuba Raj Khatiwada.
  • The Chairman thanked ADB for its continuous support to SAARC.
  • The Finance Ministers/Heads of Delegation briefed the meeting about the current status of economic progress achieved by their countries. 
  • They also appreciated ADB for its contribution in the economic growth of SAARC countries.

Expected Questions

1. List the SAARC members
Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, India, Maldives, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka

2. What is the full form of SAARC?
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

3. Where is the 12th Informal Meeting of SAARC Finance Ministers held?
Manila, Philippines

4. Who is the current President of the ADB?
Takehiko Nakao

5. Where are the headquarters of ADB located?
Manila, Philippines
12th Informal Meeting of SAARC Finance Ministers held in Manila 12th Informal Meeting of SAARC Finance Ministers held in Manila Reviewed by insiya yadav on May 06, 2018 Rating: 5

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