ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE OF SAARC (COUNCIL OF MINISTERS (FUNCTIONS …
ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE OF SAARC
COUNCIL OF MINISTERS
: Foreign Ministers of member states
Formation of policies.
Review of progress of cooperation.
Decides new areas of cooperation.
: Held before and between the 2 conferences
: Foreign Secretaries of member states.
Monitoring and coordinating programmes of cooperation in different areas.
Approval of projects and programmes.
Mobilisation of regional and external resources.
Identification of new areas of cooperation.
: The Committee meets as often as necessary.
: Consists of the heads of SAARC divisions of member states.
: Considers the calendar of activities, the administrative and financial matters of the Secretariat and Regional Centres, Technical Committees, Working Groups and Specialised Bodies.
: Meets prior to the meetings of the Standing Committee.
: Representatives of Member States.
: Responsible for implementing, coordinating, and monitoring the programmes implemented.
: Coordinate, evaluate and monitor programs.