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India will contribute to its Act East and Indo-Pacific policies: Jaishankar on BIMSTEC Day | India News

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NEW DELHI: Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said on Sunday that India will contribute to its Act East and Indo-Pacific policies on BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multisectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) Day.
“On BIMSTEC Day, underline the enormous potential for cooperation in the Bay of Bengal. Realizing that helps bridge the gap between South and Southeast Asia. It will also contribute to our Act East and Indo-Pacific policies.” Jaishankar tweeted.

In April, the minister had attended the 17th ministerial meeting of BIMSTEC and said that the country remains committed to continue to build momentum for regional cooperation within the framework of BIMSTEC and turn it into a stronger, more vibrant and results-oriented grouping.
The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multisectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is a regional organization comprising seven member states of the Bay of Bengal region. BIMSTEC is a unique link between South and Southeast Asia with five members from South Asia (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka) and two from Southeast Asia
Asia (Myanmar and Thailand).
Sri Lanka is the current president of BIMSTEC.



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