As per a letter from Nepal’s foreign ministry sent to the SAARC secretariat, saying that “due to the lack of concurrence from all member states as of today, the informal meeting of the SAARC council of ministers proposed to be held in person on September 25 on the sidelines of the 76th UN General Assembly session will not take place.”
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation is the regional intergovernmental organisation of eight countries of South Asia namely Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Moreover, last year, the SAARC meeting was conducted virtually due to the pandemic.
The Taliban took control of Kabul last month through a military campaign across Afghanistan.
The ultras seized power after the withdrawal of US troops.