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Secretary General expresses hope for strengthening collaboration between the International Rice Research Institute and BIMSTEC

Participating in the “Seeds Without Borders: Regional cooperation for seed sharing” Workshop being held in Thimphu, Bhutan, on 22-23 November 2022, the Secretary General of BIMSTEC Tenzin Lekphell observed that six out of the seven BIMSTEC Member States – Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Sri Lanka – are signatories […]

Secretary General Tenzin Lekphell participated in the No Money for Terror (NMFT) Ministerial Conference on Counter-Terrorism Financing in New Delhi on 18-19 November 2022

The Secretary General of BIMSTEC, H.E. Tenzin Lekphell, attended the Third ‘No Money for Terror’ (NMFT) Ministerial Conference on Counter-Terrorism Financing in New Delhi on 18-19 November 2022, at the invitation of the Government of India. The Conference was aimed at building on gains of the two previous conferences held […]

Agriculture Ministers of BIMSTEC countries adopt the Plan of Action on Strengthening BIMSTEC Agricultural Cooperation 2023-2027

The 2nd BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture chaired by the Honourable Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare of India, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar was held virtually on 10 November 2022, with representation of all BIMSTEC Member States. The Ministers stressed the increasing importance of strengthening regional cooperation in agriculture and food […]

The Governing Board of the BIMSTEC Centre for Weather and Climate and the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Centre met in India on 1-2 November 2022

The 2nd Meeting of the Governing Board (GB) and the 2nd Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) of BIMSTEC Centre for Weather and Climate (BCWC) were held at National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF), Noida, India on November 1-2, 2022. Delegations from all BIMSTEC member states attended. The GB reviewed the draft ‘Host Country […]

Bhutan hosted a BIMSTEC Workshop on the Role of Public-Private Partnership in Developing Value Chain Management through Post-Harvest Management

A BIMSTEC Workshop on the Role of Public-Private Partnership in Developing Value Chain Management through Post-Harvest Management was hosted in Thimphu, Bhutan, virtually, on 13-14 October 2022, at which representatives of the governments of the BIMSTEC Member States, as well as representatives of Bhutan’s private sector participated. The Workshop consisted […]

Special Meeting of the BIMSTEC Permanent Working Committee held virtually on 10 October 2022 engaged in extensive discussions on the Rules of Procedure for the Core BIMSTEC Mechanisms

A Special Meeting of the BIMSTEC Permanent Working Committee (BPWC) was held in virtual format yesterday, 10 October 2022, to discuss the draft Rules of Procedure for the Core BIMSTEC Mechanisms. The meeting, anchored by the BIMSTEC Secretariat in Dhaka, held extensive deliberations on the draft and agreed to continue […]