Things you should know about BIMSTEC

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The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is an international organisation of seven countries (Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan and Nepal) of South-Asia and South-East Asia situated near the Bay of Bengal. This organisation was established on 6th June, 1997 in Bangkok. Initially, Mayanmar was not the member of this group and was … Read More

Why some countries refused to attend SAARC Summit 2016?

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SAARC Summit 2016 was going to be held at Islamabad, Pakistan in the month of November. Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka are SAARC members. Following the Uri attack, India decided not to participate in SAARC summit. Taking clue from India’s stance, 3 SAARC nations, namely, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Bhutan have also declared not to participate in the summit. About SAARC 1. SAARC’s full form … Read More

10 things you must know about Most-Favoured Nation (MFN) Status

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A day after the review of Sindhu Water Treaty , Govt of India is going to call a meeting to review the status of Most Favoured Nation granted to Pakistan on 29 September, 2016.  The officials of External Affairs, and Commerce ministries will attend this meeting. As we know, Govt of India is considering various measures to pressurize Pakistan on the terror issue, following the Uri … Read More