Shobana Kamineni, President CII (India), said the Saarc region will continue to grow for another 25 years with 30-35 percent of its population as young with India alone nearly 60 percent of the people under the age of 35 years.
During the meeting, Abbasi said he was positive to take forward the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) process.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said access to power in South Asia, one of the poorest regions and home to about one- sixth of the global population, is low and the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) members face acute electricity shortages, adversely impacting their socio- economic development.
The company has secured a new order of Rs 1,756 crore, KEC International said in a BSE filing.
Swaraj, who is currently in New York to attend the annual UN General Assembly Session, held a series of multilateral meetings, including with leaders of BRICS, IBSA, SAARC and India-CELAC.
"Sameer Garde will join the company on August 1, 2017 and take over as President, Cisco India & SAARC," it said in an emailed response.
The development comes at a time when Cisco is betting big on the 'Digital India' wave in the country. The company is engaged in 50 digitisation projects and is working with six states on various digitisation initiatives.
Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also sought views of Indian startups to hold this programme.
The forum provides the countries a platform to share, exchange and promote the technologies, experiences for the rapid growth and development of capital markets and works towards the regional as well as global integration.
"TML is now working towards manufacturing BS-VI- compliant commercial vehicles for which significant R&D activity is being undertaken," Girish Wagh, head, product line, MHCV (medium and heavy commercial vehicles), of the company said.
The meet on February 1-2 to attend the Programming Committee will be the first meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) members since the postponement of the 19th summit that was supposed to take place in Islamabad November, a Nepalese Foreign Ministry official said.
Speaking at a session here at WEF, leaders from India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh said trade and common physical and social infrastructure are important to harness growth in South Asia.
Tata Motors and Castrol today inked a three-year agreement under which the lubricants maker would supply commercial vehicle oils to the home grown auto major in over 50 markets including SAARC and ASEAN region, Middle East, Africa, Russia and Latin America.
India along with Bangladesh and Iran have pulled out of a key regional conference on sustainable development which is being held in Pakistan, according to a media report.
India has completed a 130-km stretch of road connecting the country with Kalewa in Myanmar, part of the India-Myanmar-Thailand (IMT) trilateral highway, Parliament was informed today.
Pakistan today summoned India's Deputy High Commissioner for the fourth time in just over a week and lodged a strong protest over alleged "unprovoked ceasefire violations" by Indian forces along the Line of Control that resulted in the death of its six civilians.
As per a news report in Dawn, FPCCI president Abdul Rauf Alam said, under current Indo-Pak relationship, it is not a compulsion to continue trade with India till situation improves at international level.
Expressing solidarity with India, Bhutan is said to have conveyed to Nepal, the SAARC Chair, that "atmosphere had been vitiated and it was no longer conducive to hold the SAARC Summit under the present situation."
Stating that SAARC accounts for just 5 percent of the total trade of the member countries, the minister said barriers like high cost of trading in the region and absence of regional value chain have hindered growth of economic co-operation.
As part of its strategy to be a full range player in the segment, the company today made the global launch of its range of mobile accessories, including earphones, charging cables and power banks, which are priced between Rs 300 to Rs 3,000.
"Pakistan deplores India's decision to impede the SAARC process by not attending the 19th SAARC Summit at Islamabad on 9-10 November 2016," the Pakistan Foreign Office said in a statement.
The countries have pulled out of the SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November, indirectly blaming Pakistan for creating an environment which is not right for the successful holding of the meet.
Bangladesh has said the United Nations should declare Pakistan a "terrorist state" underlining India's argument that Islamabad should be isolated in the global community as a nation that exports terror to rest of world.
The decision was conveyed by Bangladesh and Bhutan yesterday to the SAARC Chair Nepal, sources said.
The funds raised from the IPO would be used for paying term debt, working capital requirement and other corporate purposes, said Gautam Seth, Joint Managing Director, HPL Electric.