Events/Activities

Fourth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Intelligence Sharing

Sector/Category

Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime

Date

30-31 March 2015

Location

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Outcomes

The Fourth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Intelligence Sharing was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 30-31 March 2015. It was attended by representatives from BIMSTEC member states, and discussed the necessity for and possible modalities to share intelligence among BIMSTEC countries.

Mr. B.M.U.D. Basnayake, Secretary, Ministry of Defense of the Government of Sri Lanka, inaugurated the Meeting. Ms. Chitranganee Wagiswara, Foreign Secretary, Sri Lanka; Ms. Kamalini De Silva, Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Sri Lanka; Mr. T.M.K.B. Tennakoon, Secretary, Ministry of Public Order, Sri Lanka; Mr. N.K. Illangakoon, Inspector General of Police, Sri Lanka; and Ambassador Sumith Nakandala, Secretary General, BIMSTEC were present at the Opening Ceremony.

Participants

Representatives from BIMSTEC member states—Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand—attended the Meeting.

Documents and Presentations