PM joins 3rd IORA Blue Economy Ministerial Conference

Published : 05 Sep 2019, 11:58

Jagoroniya Desk

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has joined the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Blue Economy Ministerial Conference (BEC-III) on Thursday morning.

Member States of IORA will discuss ways to promote smart, sustainable and inclusive growth and employment opportunities in the Indian Ocean belt in the conference.

The title of the conference is ‘Promoting Sustainable Blue Economy making the best use of opportunities from the Indian Ocean’.

The conference will adopt the Dhaka Declaration and other outcome documents aimed at illustrating the commitment of IORA Member States to further strengthen and deepen cooperation on Blue Economy priority areas in the years ahead.

IORA member states are Australia, Bangladesh, Union of Comoros, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Oman, Seychelles, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

Source: dailysun

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