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Security and stability in the Indian Ocean are vitally important for all of us," Zarif said, addressing the 3rd Blue Economy Conference of IORA in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Thursday.
Eleven new Iora Primary Care practices will provide Medicare Advantage beneficiaries quality care with a goal to improve health outcomes and lower overall health care costs
The inter-governmental organisation IORA was established in 1997 with 21 countries bordering the Indian Ocean - Australia, Bangladesh, Comoros, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Oman, Seychelles, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.
With the participation of 22 foreign delegates representing IORA member countries and representatives of the IORA Secretariat the working group finalized the work plan for action.
class="x_MsoNormalThe First Meeting of the IORA Maritime Safety and Security (MSS) Working Group had finalized the Work Plan for action.
The IORA as an economic group has yet to show results but it does offer a platform for some of the major players in Asia (such as India and Indonesia), in Africa (such as South Africa, Kenya, and Mozambique) and the Indian Ocean islands to enhance cooperation.
The decision on Turkey's membership in the IORA was made in South Africa during the IORA meeting held Oct.
But it is also true that the IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association) has not been very active.
By pursuing a thorough reform of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) and linking it with the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS), India and the UAE could shape a diplomatic initiative to promote government-to-government dialogue and policy coordination mechanisms that would embrace the Indian Ocean community.
I am thinking of the Bay of Bengal Initiative to Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC); the Economic Cooperation Organization focused on development, trade and investment; the Mekong Ganga Cooperation initiative which has just agreed a master plan focusing on connectivity and economic corridors across member countries; and the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) which provides a forum for coastal states of the Indian Ocean.
(17) Widodo deflected Abe's suggestion, however, by noting that Japan should become more active within the already established Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) and underscoring ASEAN's own determination not to become embroiled in any intensified Sino-Japanese geopolitical competition which could materialize in Southeast Asia.
Teo was attending the March 6-7 Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Leaders' Summit during which he met with Wiranto and Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu on co-operation in counter-terrorism and cyber-security.