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BIMSTEC Chairmanship handed over to Sri Lanka

31 August 2018 12:32 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The Chairmanship of the next BIMSTEC Summit was handed over to Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena by Prime Minister of Nepal, Sharma Oli today, The Himalayan reported today.

The fourth summit of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) came to a close with the handing over of the Chairmanship to Sri Lanka.

Prime Minister Oli congratulated Sri Lanka for its assumption of the role as new host for BIMSTEC and extended thanks to the heads of governments of member countries for their participation and support in materialising the summit with success.

  Comments - 6

  • Unchikun Friday, 31 August 2018 01:06 PM

    Think it is better to first tidy our backyard while is in a total mess. Then we go international!

    Janaya Monday, 03 September 2018 08:37 AM

    Another big party !!!!

    willwosd Friday, 31 August 2018 02:27 PM

    A good eye opener for everyone - the international recognition of Yahapalanya?

    Sanjeews Friday, 31 August 2018 05:36 PM

    This is simply the tradition to hand over the Chairmanship to the head of the country hosting the next summit. It is no recognition of Yahapalanaya.

    Nikan-Sena Monday, 03 September 2018 08:38 AM

    Another honour nikan indala !!!

    Ceylon Friday, 31 August 2018 08:47 PM

    What a shame.highly corrupt government now heading saarc;sirisena cant even keep streets clean in capital colombo.cant kerp streets peacefull.


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