Meshing the South Asian Economy: Energy cooperation, trade and regional connectivity
Adeela Bahar Khan
This paper revolves around the topic of integrating South Asia through trade, economy, physical and soft connectivity focusing on how these factors can contribute to peace, prosperity and stability of this region. This paper unfolds the current situation, challenges, areas of mutual cooperation via concrete recommendations of enhancing trade, investment, production and infrastructure connectivity. That would further help in promote cooperation and integration of the region with other parts of the world for catalyzing the socioeconomic transformation. Moreover, the policy recommendations will generate increased intraregional trade and reduce their dependence on advanced economies.