- Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh addressed the 12thedition of the South Asia Conference at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis(IDSA) in New Delhi .
- The conference deals with issues related to economic cooperation for development, changing political context in India’s neighborhood etc.
- The theme of the conference was India’s “Neighborhood First” Policy: Regional Perceptions.
About South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC):
Fact- The current chair of SAARC is Nepal.
Founded- 8 December 1985.
Headquarters- Kathmandu, Nepal.