It created a free-trade area of 1. The SAFTA agreement came into force on January 1, ,  and is operational following the ratification of the agreement by the eight governments. In the final five-year phase ending in , the 20 percent duty was reduced to zero in a series of annual cuts. The least developed countries in South Asia Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and the Maldives had an additional three years to reduce tariffs to zero. The purpose of the SAFTA is to encourage and elevate common contract among the countries such as medium and long-term contracts. Contracts involving trade operated by states, supply and import assurance in respect of specific products etc.
BBC News | SOUTH ASIAN | Is the best South Asian literature in English?
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South Asia turns to home-grown writers to drive publishing growth
Secretary-General is assisted by eight deputies, one from each nation, who also reside in Kathmandu. Since its creation, its member nations have contributed to a total of fourteenth General Secretaries. It coordinates and monitors the implementation of activities, hosts meetings, and serves as a channel of communication between the Association and its member states as well as other regional organizations.
Make Your Own List. I think it would be wrong to say that — there has always been a strong tradition of writing in South Asia, and its literature is perhaps better described as coming in wave after wave. Then again, South Asians began writing in English as recently as years ago, as a result of British colonisation, so it is something relatively new.
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