Tag: BIMSTEC Summit

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  • The BIMSTEC potential

    The BIMSTEC potential

    On August 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch for enhanced regional connectivity in his inaugural address at the fourth summit of the seven-nation grouping called Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC). India, he said, is committed to working with the group in the critical sectors and to …

    September 15, 2018
  • BIMSTEC mustn’t become a SAARC

    BIMSTEC mustn’t become a SAARC

    The fourth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) held in Kathmandu recently issued an 18-point declaration pledging to make the alliance more effective by strengthening it as a bridge between South and Southeast Asia. BIMSTEC will ‘identify and hold accountable states and non-state entities that encourage, support …

    September 14, 2018
  • Powered diplomacy

    Powered diplomacy

    In the immediate aftermath of the BIMSTEC summit in Kathmandu, there has been a degree of critical forward movement in India-Bangladesh relations. The choppy waters of the Teesta may not flow towards the eastern neighbour quite yet; a discussion on the most contentious issue is beyond the scope of a video-conference. Nor for that matter …

    September 13, 2018
  • India must press for Naik’s return

    India must press for Naik’s return

    Despite India’s proactive diplomatic efforts, Zakir Naik, wanted in India for several cases and for spewing venom through his hate speeches fomenting communal discord, continues to be harboured in Malaysia eluding the Indian security agencies. Naik, who relocated in Malaysia from Saudi Arabia, is now firmly ensconced on Malaysian soil and looks poised never to …

    September 7, 2018
  • Train to Nepal

    Train to Nepal

    The track is particularly strategic as it links a border city in India to the capital of the Himalayan country

    September 2, 2018
  • Nepal | 4th BIMSTEC Summit concludes with 18-point Kathmandu Declaration

    Nepal | 4th BIMSTEC Summit concludes with 18-point Kathmandu Declaration

    Prime Minister Oli, the current chair of the BIMSTEC, presented a draft of the Kathmandu Declaration, which was unanimously adopted by the member states.

    August 31, 2018
  • Modi meets Sri Lankan president in Nepal, discusses bilateral cooperation

    Modi meets Sri Lankan president in Nepal, discusses bilateral cooperation

    Modi arrived here this morning to attend the 4th Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit.

    August 30, 2018
  • PM Modi reaches Nepal to attend BIMSTEC Summit

    PM Modi reaches Nepal to attend BIMSTEC Summit

    The BIMSTEC is a regional grouping comprising Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan and Nepal.

    August 30, 2018
  • PM to visit Nepal for BIMSTEC Summit

    PM to visit Nepal for BIMSTEC Summit

    PM Modi will be visiting Nepal for the fourth time during his tenure, is also expected to inaugurate a 400-bed 'dharamshala' built with Indian assistance at the Pashupatinath temple premises in Kathmandu during the trip.

    August 25, 2018
  • Summit of the region

    Summit of the region

    A meeting of the sub-regional body BIMSTEC has recently taken place in Kathmandu. There are seven members, a group of countries clustered around India which is the main inspirer and promoter of the initiative. Largely South Asian in composition, BIMSTEC stretches eastward from the sub-continent to include Myanmar as well as Thailand, thereby having the …

    August 18, 2017