Friday, 30 September 2016

Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka pull out of SAARC Summit to be held in Pakistan

Sri Lanka will not participate in the annual SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November.

Sri Lankan ministry of Foreign Affairs, in official communication sent to SAARC on Friday said, “Sri Lanka regrets that the prevailing environment in the region is not conducive for holding the 19th SAARC Summit in Islamabad on November 9 and 10 2016.”