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Fourth BIMSTEC summit 2018 in Kathmandu, Nepal Objectives, Aim, Features



Fourth BIMSTEC summit to be held in Kathmandu, Nepal: Details, Highlights

The fourth Summit of Heads of State/Government of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal.

The fourth BIMSTEC Summit will be held from on 30th August 2018 to 31st August 2018. All member states of BIMSTEC have confirmed their participation in the Summit. From India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to participate in the summit. 

During the two-day BIMSTEC Summit, leaders of member states will review the progress achieved so far in the areas of cooperation and provide guidance to the future work of the BIMSTEC. 

BIMSTEC is a regional economic bloc comprising seven member states lying in the littoral and adjacent areas of the Bay of Bengal constituting a contiguous regional unity. 

BIMSTEC group was formed in 1997 and it brings together Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka Myanmar and Thailand.

Nepal is the current chair of BIMSTEC.


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