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POST TIME: 20 August, 2018 00:00 00 AM
PM to attend 4th Bimstec Summit Aug 30-31
UNB

PM to attend 4th Bimstec Summit
Aug 30-31

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is likely to attend the fourth Bimstec Summit, scheduled to be held on August 30-31 in Kathmandu, Nepal, said an official yesterday, reports UNB. The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (Bimstec) has seven Member States - Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Thailand. This will be a brief visit and several bilateral meetings are likely to take place on the sidelines of the Summit. The Prime Minister is likely to hold a bilateral meeting with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi after formal inauguration of the Summit, said a diplomatic source though foreign ministry here did not confirm it yet.