Kathmandu: Foreign Minister NP Saud and SAARC Secretary General Md Golam Sarwar discussed giving further momentum to SAARC process, according to SAARC Secretariat in Kathmandu. Foreign Minister congratulated the Secretary General on his appointment and wished him every success during his tenure. During the meeting on Thursday, foreign minister expressed the confidence that SAARC will make further progress under Sarwar’s leadership. The Minister underscored the need to give further momentum to the SAARC process in attaining the objectives, as enshrined in the Charter.
During the meeting, the Secretary General conveyed heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of Nepal over the recent tragic earthquake in Western Nepal, which took lives of many people and caused colossal damage to properties. He also appreciated the constructive role played by Nepal to strengthen SAARC since its inception.
Foreign minister reiterated the commitment of Nepal to re-energize the SAARC process together with the Member States.