PM Modi to attend 5th BIMSTEC Summit, being hosted by Sri Lanka today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 5th BIMSTEC Summit today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 5th BIMSTEC Summit today. The Summit Meeting, which is being held in virtual mode, will be hosted by Sri Lanka, the current BIMSTEC chair.
To prepare for the Summit, meetings of BIMSTEC Senior Officials took place on Monday and the meeting of the BIMSTEC Foreign Ministers was held yesterday.
The Covid pandemic-related challenges, and the uncertainties within the international system that all BIMSTEC members are facing, imparts greater urgency to the goal of taking BIMSTEC technical and economic cooperation to the next level. This is expected to be the main subject of deliberations by Leaders at the Summit.
The Leaders are also expected to discuss the establishment of basic institutional structures and mechanisms of the group.