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Brief description about 18th SAARC summit:

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Fig:18th summit of the South Asian Association

The two-day18th summit of the South Asian Association for regional cooperation (SAARC) began on November 26-27 (2014 ) ended in Kathmandu, Nepal. The theme of the summit was Deeper Integration for Peace and Prosperity, focused on enhancing connectivity between the member states for easier transit-transport across the region. Sushil Koirala, the then prime minister of Nepal was the main hostof the event which took place in Rastriya Sabha Griha Sanandan Raj, Nepal. The summit took place after an interval of three years as the last summit was held in 2011 in Maldives and the next summit will now be held in Islamabad, Pakistan in 2016. SAARC summit held in every two years.

Participants of 18th SAARC Summit:

The following heads of state/heads of the government of the eight member countries participated in the summit in Kathmandu.

Member Represented by TitleAfghanistanBangladeshBhutanIndiaMaldivesNepalPakistanSri Lanka

SAARC Members
Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani President
Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina Prime Minister
Bhutan Tshering Tobgay Prime Minister
India Narendra Modi Prime Minister
Maldives Abdulla Yameen President
Nepal Sushil Koirala Prime Minister
Pakistan Nawaz Sharif Prime Minister
Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa President

Some current affairs of the world and its impact:

Records of Rio Olympics2016:

There are different records made in Rio Olympics 2016. Gaurika Singh (Nepal) was the youngest athlete in Rio Olympics 2016. She was 13 years old. Micheal Phelps has become the first person to win the most gold medals Olympics. He has won altogether 23 gold medals from the field Swimming. He is from the United states of America. Usain Bolt, the athlete of Jamaica has maintained his record and able to win the gold medal in Marathon. He has also broken his record of running. Neymar has created the world record in the history of Olympics by scoring the goal in 14 seconds.

North Korea tested Nuclear:

North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear detonation on 6 January 2016.At the Punggye-Ri Nuclear Test site, approximately 50 kilometres (30 mile north-west of Kilju City in Kilju country, an underground nuclear test was carried out. TheUnited States Geological Service reported a 5.1magnitude of the earthquake from the location; the China Earthquake Network Centre reported the magnitude as 4.9.North Korean media also made announcements that the regime had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb.

Nepal Amends New Budget:

The total amount of 10 kharba51 area has been released by the finance minister. The budget of 2073/2074 has mainly focused on the development of the infrastructures which had been damaged by the massive earthquake occurred in last year. This budget has increased the salary of the civil servant by 25%. For the development of damaged infrastructures, the government has separated the amount of 1 kharba,40 arba and 66 crores. For school area development programme it has separated the amount of 26 arba 50 crores. The new budget has also got some positive as well as negative aspects. Still, the budget of Nepal depends upon the foreign aids, donation, gifts and grants.

References:-

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/18th_SAARC_summit
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_North_Korean_nuclear_test
  3. http://wapnepalonline.com/budget-of-nepal-2073-2074/



  • The two-day18th summit of the South Asian Association for regional cooperation (SAARC) began on November 26-27 (2014 ) ended in Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • The theme of the summit was Deeper Integration for Peace and Prosperity.
  • Gaurika Singh (Nepal) was the youngest athlete in Rio Olympics 2016.
  • North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear detonation on 6 January 2016.
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Very Short Questions

The Late Prime minister of Nepal Sushil Koirala was the host of 18th SAARC summit. It was held on Rastriya Sabha Griha, Kathmandu. It was focused on enhancing connectivity between the member states for easier transit-transport across the region.

The two-day SAARC Summit was held on 26-27 November 2014 AD. It was held in Rastriya Sabha Griha, Kathmandu, Nepal. In the interval of 3 years it was held in Nepal. Before that, it was held in Maldives in 2011 AD.

Rio Olympic 2016 was held in Rio De Zenerio, Brazil. There are various records made in Rio  Olympic 2016. For example, Michel Phelps became the first athlete to win the most gold medals in Olympic that is 23. Similarly, Usain Bolt from Jamaica has became the first athlete to win the gold medal in Marathon in a row.

North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear detonation on January 6, 2016, AD. It had created the 5.1 magnitudes of an earthquake from the location. North Korea media had also made the announcement about the successful test of hydrogen bomb.

Nepal amends the total of 10 kharba 51 arba  budget has been amended by Nepal's finance minister. It has mainly focused on the development of damaged infrastructures which has damaged by the massive earthquake.

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  • The 18th SAARC summit was held for _____  days.

    4
    3
    2
    5
  • The 18th SAARC summit was held in _____.

    Kathmandu
    Delhi
    Male
    Thimpu
  • Narendra Modi is the prime minister of _____.

    Bangladesh
    Bhutan
    India
    Nepal
  • Gaurika Singh was the _____ player of Rio Olympic 2016.

    none
    fastest
    youngest
    eldest
  • Usain Bolt is the athlete of _____.

    Canada
    Jamaica
    China
    Africa
  • North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear detonation on _____.

    6 Febraury 2016 AD
    6 January 2016 AD
    8bJanuary 2016 AD
    6 Febraury 2016 AD
  • TheUnited States Geological Service reported a _____ magnitude of the earthquake.

    5.3
    5.1
    6.3
    6.1
  • _____ was the host of 18th SAARC summit.

    Shushil Koirala
    Sher Bahadur Deuba
    Narendra Modi
    K.P Oli
  • SAARC summit held in every _____ years.

    4
    3
    1
    2
  • North Korean media also made announcements that the regime had successfully tested a _____bomb.

    nitrogen
    hydrogen
    none
    oxygen
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