The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is the regional intergovernmental organization and geopolitical union of nations in South Asia. Its member states include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. SAARC comprises 3% of the world’s area, 21% of the world’s population and 3.8% (US$2.9 trillion) of the global economy, as of 2015.
More than thousand of Ophthalmologists, Optometrists and other eye health professional from 8 SAARC countries, experts, and speakers from all over the world, are expected to participate in this Ophthalmic Scientific gathering taking place in the city of temples.
The theme of this Conference is identified as “From Darkness to Light”. SAO is going to be held in Hotel Yak and Yeti Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, Nepal