Financial experts from BIMSTEC Member States meet to discuss the establishment of the BIMSTEC Development Fund


At BIMSTEC Secretariat, Dhaka

The First Meeting of the Ad hoc Expert Group on the Establishment of the BIMSTEC Development Fund was held virtually at the BIMSTEC Secretariat in Dhaka on 19 December 2022. The meeting comprising financial experts from all Member States deliberated and finalized the Concept Paper on the establishment of BIMSTEC Development Fund, and decided on the way forward including obtaining the expertise of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in exploring suggestions for setting up the Fund.


Remarks made by the Secretary General during the opening of the Meeting :