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Corona Virus: SAARC Video Conference; India proposes COVID-19 Emergency Funds

On March 15, 2020, SAARC leaders participated in a video conference to frame a strategy in order to fight Corona Virus. PM Modi attended the video conference on behalf on India. Proposals of the members India proposed creation of Covid-19 Emergency Fund. Also, India is to set up disease surveillance portal in order to trace ..

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Currency Swap Agreement Framework revised For SAARC

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to further economic cooperations within the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) member countries, the framework on currency swap agreement has been revised on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. The currency swap facility for the SAARC member countries came into effect on 15th November 2012. The current ..

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India to attend SAARC Council of Ministers meeting

The SAARC Council of Ministers meeting is to be held on New York on 26th September 2019. Despite of the heightened tensions between India and Pakistan over Kashmir and its recently changed Constitutional status, the countries have agreed to participate in the meeting. The meeting is being chaired by Nepal and that might bring in ..

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PM Narendra Modi’s Bhutan Trip

PM Narendra Modi recently concluded a 2-day trip to the neighboring nation of Bhutan. The aim of the trip was to strengthen the bilateral ties between India and Bhutan in fields like Education, Energy, and Culture. Why is the trip significant? India is one of the most privileged trading partners of Bhutan. The Indo-Bhutan relationship ..

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BIMSTEC Day

June 6 is the BIMSTEC Day and the Secretariat in Dhaka celebrated the day by hosting a reception on June 25. BIMSTEC BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) is a regional organization which comprises seven Member States in the littoral and adjacent areas of the Bay of Bengal. BIMSTEC came ..

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