Eight South Asian nations presented country status report and deliberated on the recommendations required for strengthening fisheries and aquaculture in the region impacted by COVID-19 regulations in a recently concluded regional expert consultation meeting organized by the Centre. The country status reports were presented during the virtual meeting on ‘COVID-19 regulations – impacts on the dynamics of aquaculture and fisheries in SAARC countries’ held on 23rd and 24th March, 2021 organized by the SAARC Agriculture Centre (SAC), Dhaka. Country representatives and experts from eight SAARC nations, -Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka participated during the said meeting. Detailed report