But SAARC and BIMSTEC
are quintessentially different, like an orange and an apple, in their concept and aspirations.
Discussed expanding our maritime partnership; BIMSTEC
cooperation and partnering in ACMECS," Jaishankar tweeted.
has seven members - Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand.
India's priority is now BIMSTEC
. The shift towards BIMSTEC
is India's new regional multilateralism minus Pakistan.
Among the estimated 8,000 guests at the swearing-in ceremony were leaders from the six other countries in the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (Bimstec
), a regional integration group of which India is a member.
, or the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, member states are: Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Nepal, Bhutan and India.
is a multinational organisation comprising Thailand, Myanmar, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh.
The First Meeting of the Permanent Working Committee (BPWC) of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC
) was held in Colombo on 17 - 18 January, 2019 with the participation of representatives from all Member States and the Secretary General of BIMSTEC
is a regional organization comprising seven countries of Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, India, Thailand, and Sri Lanka.
At the Goa summit, India invited heads of the members of BIMSTEC
(Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC
) excluding Pakistan from the region.
India also created a regional forum in the name of Bay of Bengal initiative for multi-sectoral technical and economic cooperation (BIMSTEC
) during the late 1990s.
Reacting strong to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegation that Pakistan is the 'mothership of terrorism', the Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz said the Indian premier is misleading his BRICS and BIMSTEC