Millions of South Asians live outside their home countries. They could be key to region’s pandemic recovery.
Roads in Asia and the Pacific have brought us essential supplies and services, frontline workers, food and now vaccines. It is time to revive these vital arteries to prepare for economic recovery.
Effective higher education systems are critical for countries to advance. In South Asia, reforming governance structures and practices is a crucial step
Bhutan is working to decrease opportunities for money laundering while increasing the security of the financial system.
In order to be effective, land pooling needs to be supported by policy measures that ensure the benefits accrue equally to landowners, the community, and the government.
The pandemic has underscored the importance of trade facilitation within South Asia and with the region’s neighbors.
Work done within the home, including caring for children, is extremely important to society but undervalued and poorly tracked.
Bhutan is using an innovative financing system to ensure its citizens have access to quality affordable health care.
There is one sector that contributes up to a third of gross domestic product, and is an important source of foreign currency, in many of Asia’s developing countries. It could be deployed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
We look forward to making more progress on implementing the pact for both passenger and freight vehicles to cross swiftly and easily between Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal.