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Re: Week's Topic: Defence & Foreign Policy

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Week's Agenda: Defence & Foreign Policy

Dear Prof. Guptara,

I enjoy reading your IPI contributions. Re confederation/re-unification, we
do have SAARC (south Asian association for regional cooperation) that
includes Pakistan, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, BDesh, and a
declared free trade area within Saarc by 2001. However, there is already a
move in BDesh to delay this free trade idea by couple of years.

IPI should snatch SAARC from 7 governments and initiate/discuss the
benefits/implementation of open economic borders - regional as well as
international- at the grassroots level.


At 09:57 AM 10/19/98 -0700, you wrote:
>Dear Arvind
>While I thoroughly agree with you regarding improving our relations with our 
>neighbours (including trade, etc.), I can't see why you rule out
>and confederation.
Nizam Ahmad
[Making Our Economy Right]
1, Outer Circular Road,
Municipal # 238,
Bara Maghbazaar,

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