SAARC Development Fund (SDF)
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May 1995, Delhi (India), at 8th summit of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), as South Asian Development Fund (SADF), when merger of SAARC Regional Fund (SRF), SAARC Fund for Regional Projects (SFRP) and a third 'window' for social development and infrastructure building was endorsed. Establishment followed the work of SAARC Inter-Governmental Group on South Asian Development Fund (IGG), set up Apr 1993, Dhaka (Bangladesh), to define size, structure, resources and operational modalities of the proposed fund. Commenced operations June 1996, Dhaka, at first meeting. Reconstituted under current title Nov 2005.
Promote welfare of the people of the SAARC region; improve their quality of life; accelerate economic growth, social progress and poverty alleviation in the region.Available with paid subscription only.
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