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BIMSTEC ports Conclave

Current context: The two-day BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal initiative multi-sector technical and economic cooperation) ports Conclave will be held at Visakhapatnam on 7th and 8th November 2019.
BIMSTEC ports Conclave 
  • For the first time, an exclusive port conclave is being organised and Vizag port trust (VPT) will host the conclave.
  • The conclave will discuss and share measures to increase ports productivity, develop free trade zones, tourism and investment opportunities.
  • BIMSTEC was formed in 1997 with the cooperation of seven member countries including India, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan, Srilanka, Bangladesh and Thailand.
  • Union minister of shipping Mansukh Mandaviya will inaugurate the Conclave and will attend the event besides the chairmen of all 12 major ports in India.

Question: 

Q.1 Which country hosted the first ever BIMSTEC ports Conclave 2019?
a. Bangladesh
b. India
c. Srilanka
d. Thailand
BIMSTEC ports Conclave BIMSTEC ports Conclave Reviewed by Neha Verma on November 07, 2019 Rating: 5

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