First Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on the Cooperation on Countering Radicalization and Terrorism to be held on 11 June 2019 in New Delhi, India

First BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture to be held on 11-12 July 2019 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

H.E. M. Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC courtesy called on the Hon’ble Prime Minister of Thailand, H.E. Prayet Chan-o-cha during the Third Meeting of BIMSTEC National Security Chiefs on 21 March 2019.

His Excellency the Secretary General of BIMSTEC, Ambassador M. Shahidul Islam with the Hon’ble Prime Minster of Bhutan, H.E Dr Lotay Tshering during the former’s call-on to the Prime Minister in Thimphu on 13 February 2019.

The Secretary General of BIMSTEC called on the newly appointed Hon'ble Commerce Minister of Bangladesh His Excellency, Mr. Tipu Munshi , MP at his office on 06 February 2019. They discussed about ways and means to enhance intra-regional trade in the Bay of Bengal region.

Ms. Mia Seppo, UN Resident Coordinator in Bangladesh met the Secretary General of BIMSTEC at his office on 04 February 2019. They discussed possible collaboration between the two organizations.

Mr. Ronald Antonio Butiong, Director, Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Division South Asia Department, Asian Development Bank (ADB), Manila, Philippines met the Secretary General of BIMSTEC at his office on 30 January 2019. They discussed the progress of BIMSTEC Master Plan on Transport Connectivity, finalization of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between BIMSTEC Secretariat and ADB and the development of BIMSTEC Grid interconnections Master Plan.

The Secretary General of BIMSTEC addressed the faculties and students of the Independent University of Bangladesh (IUB) on 29 January 2019. He was also invited as the Chief Guest at the Launching Ceremony of the book “Geopolities of the South China Sea in the Coming Decades” authored by Mohd. Aminul Karim at the IUB auditorium.

 

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