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Implementation of Free Trade Agreement can help grow intra-BIMSTEC trade: Official

The group formed in 1997 consists of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Thailand.

published on : 24th September 2018

India plays down Nepal’s BIMSTEC snub

Reports that Nepal would take part in Sagarmatha Friendship-2, another scheduled joint anti-terror military exercise with China, stoked controversy

published on : 14th September 2018

Nepal Army Chief declines Indian Army's invite to attend conclave of BIMSTEC army chiefs

They said Nepal's Gen.Thapa conveyed to the Indian Army his inability to attend the conclave as he has prior engagements including ceremonial events to attend in his country, the sources said.

published on : 12th September 2018

Nepal may opt out of BIMSTEC military drill

According to the Kathmandu Post, although three Nepal Army officials are already in Pune, the participation of the full squad is now in doubt following the controversy.

published on : 8th September 2018

Activists put on show as Kathmandu summit avoids rights issues

Bangladesh's prime minister and Myanmar's president sat at the same table but did not discuss the Rohingya crisis that divides them, Nepal's foreign minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali​ said.

published on : 1st September 2018

India, Nepal sign Raxaul-Kathmandu railway line survey agreement

India is also considering five other cross-border railway lines with Nepal to ease connectivity and boost bilateral trade.

published on : 31st August 2018

BIMSTEC summit concludes with pledge for economic, strategic integration

India on Thursday asserted that the fourth BIMSTEC Summit being held here will have 'landmark' achievements for the regional grouping.

published on : 31st August 2018

PM Narendra Modi meets Myanmar President Win Myint

The two leaders met in the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu, on the sidelines of the 4th Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit.

published on : 31st August 2018

PM Modi pitches for walking together with BIMSTEC member nations

'The BIMSTEC nations not only share strong diplomatic relations with Idia and each other but are also strongly connected by civilization, history,' Modi said.

published on : 30th August 2018

BIMSTEC Summit gets underway with Nepal stressing on enhanced connectivity

In his opening remarks at the inaugural session, Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said the success of the regional grouping will depend on uninterrupted connectivity.

published on : 30th August 2018

PM Modi arrives in Nepal to attend BIMSTEC Summit

In a statement before leaving for Nepal for the two-day summit, Modi said he will interact with the leaders of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand on the margins of the summit. 

published on : 30th August 2018

PM Narendra Modi leaves for Kathmandu, says BIMSTEC Summit will further consolidate progress

Prime Minister will be interacting with various nation heads during the Summit.

published on : 30th August 2018

Participation in BIMSTEC summit in Kathmandu symbolises India's highest priority to neighbourhood: PM Narendra Modi

The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation is an international organisation of seven nations of South Asia and South East Asia.

published on : 29th August 2018

BIMSTEC member states' foreign secretaries review progress in areas of cooperation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be among the leaders who will attend the 4th BIMSTEC Summit, whose theme is 'Towards a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable Bay of Bengal region'.

published on : 29th August 2018

BIMSTEC: A long road to connectivity

Set up in 1997 as an attempt to forge sectoral connectivity among states along the Bay of Bengal region, the organization now includes seven nations.

published on : 26th August 2018
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