Myanmar Hosts 1st Meeting of BIMSTEC Expert Group on Fisheries and Livestock

Myanmar virtually hosted the First Meeting of the BIMSTEC Expert Group on Fisheries and Livestock on 13 March. During the meeting, the representatives of the BIMSTEC member countries discussed matters related to fisheries and livestock technological cooperation with BIMSTEC members, fishing and animal product trade and investment, enhancement of research and development programmes. They then approved further plans and tasks of fisheries and livestock sector.

The reconstituted sectors and sub-sectors of cooperation were adopted in the fifth BIMSTEC Summit held on 30 March 2022 in Colombo of Sri Lanka, and the fisheries sector became fisheries and livestock sub-sector under the agriculture and food security sector in which Myanmar is serving as the leading country.

Representatives of BIMSTEC member states such as Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and from the BIMSTEC Secretary-General Office, Directors-General of Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department and Fisheries Department of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation and other relevant officials attended the event.

Source: GNLM (14-3-2024)

  • Myanmar virtually hosted the First Meeting of the BIMSTEC Expert Group on Fisheries and Livestock with the attendance of the representatives of BIMSTEC member states such as Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and from the BIMSTEC Secretary-General Office.
engdate: 
Thursday, March 14, 2024 - 10:45
month: 
March, 2024