SAARC CCI Signed an MoU with Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) - Sri Lanka and “South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics, and Environment (SAWTEE)”

On the eve of 66th EC & Extra Ordinary General Meeting held at Colombo, Sri Lanka, SAARC CCI signed a MoU with Institute of Policy Studies- Sri Lanka. The MoU was signed with an objective to help SAARC CCI to bridge Industry-academia gap and provide a common agenda to voice the concerns of the Private Sector through research based input on important socio-economic policy issues in South Asia.

The MoU is a reflection of commitment of both organizations to work in close collaboration towards deepening regional Integration in South Asia, while identifying issues, and suggest evidence based and rational policy input to the move SAARC mechanism forward.


Mr. SurajVaidya, President, SAARC CCI exchanging MoU copy after signing it with 
Dr. Janaka Wijayasiri, Research fellow, IPS-Sri Lanka

Mr. SurajVaidya, President, SAARC CCI signed MoU on behalf of SAARC CCI whereas  Dr. Janaka Wijayasiri, Research fellow, signed MoU on behalf of IPS-Sri Lanka.

Prior to that, in Kathmandu, Nepal, Mr. Suraj Vaidya, President, SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry and a renowned think tank in Nepal the “South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics, and Environment (SAWTEE)” entered into a memorandum of understanding on 25th June, 2016 at Kathmandu, Nepal. The MoU is aimed at expressing their interest of both SAARC CCI and SAWTEE in cooperating with each other to launch new research, trainings and regional integration initiatives and will help the SAARC CCI to bridge the industry-academia gaps.   

Mr. SurajVaidya, President, SAARC CCI signed MoU on behalf of SAARC CCI whereas  Dr. Posh Raj Pandey Chairman SAWTEE , signed MoU on behalf of SAWTEE, Nepal.


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