Events/Activities

The Seventh Meeting of the BIMSTEC Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime

Sector/Category

Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime

Date

4-5 August 2015

Location

Bangkok, Thailand

Outcomes

The Seventh Meeting of the BIMSTEC Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime was held in Bangkok, Thailand from 04-05 August 2015 at the invitation of the Government of Thailand.

Delegations from all the BIMSTEC Member States participated in Meeting.

The Meeting discussed issues pertaining to Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime in the Bay of Bengal Region. The Meeting has finalized the BIMSTEC Convention on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters.

The Meeting was inaugurated by His Excellency Anusit Kunakorn, Secretary General of the National Security Council of Thailand. Ambassador Sumith Nakandala, Secretary General of BIMSTEC was present.

The Government of Bangladesh has offered to host Eighth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime in 2016.
 
 
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Participants

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

Documents and Presentations