SAARC Operationalise Two New Bodies

IAS Prelims 2023

SAARC countries agreed to operationalise the SAARC Terrorist Offences and Drugs Offences Monitoring Desks (STOMD) and the SAARC Drugs Offences Monitoring Desk (SDOMD) so as to strengthen efforts against terrorism.

The member-countries also endorsed the importance of regional cooperation in effectively tackling terror.

The meeting was chaired by Intelligence Bureau Director Dineshwar Sharma.