topic of today's Hello Washington was SARRC Summit.
distinguished guests were Faruq Ahmed
Choudhury, Dr. Zillur Rahman Khan, Dr. Anindya Majumder and Dr. Mizanur Rahman
The 15th SAARC summit is scheduled for August 2 and 3
and will end with a declaration on "food security".
The main theme of SAARC Summit 2008 is "Towards a South Asian Union"
while the sub-themes include topics like: women's rights; demilitarisation,
denuclearisation and democracy; right to food, livelihood, health, education
and social security in the context of alternatives to neo-liberalism;
environmental justice and natural resource rights; and South Asian solidarity
with anti-imperialist struggles worldwide, terrorism, climate change, and