Events/Activities

Third Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Prevention of Illicit Trafficking

Sector/Category

Counter Terrorism and Trans-national Crime

Date

February 13, 2015

Location

Yangon, Myanmar

Outcomes

The Third Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Prevention of Illicit Trafficking in Narcotics Drugs, Psychotropic Substances and Precursor Chemicals reviewed the extent and dimension of the spread of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, and the measures taken by each Member State to contain them. The discussions highlighted the need for a hands-on intelligence sharing to prevent entry of illicit drugs and other related substances in the region. The Meeting came up with a revised Terms of References (ToR) for the Sub-Group detailing the future contours of cooperation in the area.

Participants

Delegations from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand attended the Meeting.

Documents and Presentations