(i) SAARC is a regional organisation established by the South Asian countries in 1985.
(ii) The aim of this organisation is to encourage economic co-operation between South Asian nations and there by, achieve the development of the South Asian region.
(iii) The organisation of SAARC is a platform for South Asian countries to come together and discuss common questions and interests.
(iv) Some common interests of South Asian countries are alleviation of poverty, development of agriculture and technological revolution.
(v) Some treaties were signed on the SAARC platform to make it easy for South Asian countries to trade with each other