The 11th S.A.A.R.C. (South Asian Association for Regional Conference) summit conference of heads of state or government of seven S.A.A.R.C. nations. India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanks, Bangladesh, Maldives and Bhutan were participated in Kathmandu from 4th Jan to 6th 2002. Terrorism was the prominent agenda at the Kathmandu summit. Apart from this the meet had also signed two conventions on regional arrangements for the promotion of child welfare in South Asia and S.A.A.R.C. convention on preventing and combating crime against trafficking in women and children for prostitution.