EAM S. Jaishankar Co-Chairs 10th Mekong Ganga Cooperation Ministerial Meet in Bangkok
The External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar was on two-day visit to Thailand from August 1-2, 2019 to attend key ministerial meetings of the regional forums of ASEAN, Mekong Ganga Cooperation (MGC) and East Asia Summit.
The Minister attended the ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting and 10th Mekong Ganga Cooperation Ministerial Meeting on August 1, 2019.
Jaishankar co-chaired the 10th Mekong Ganga Cooperation (MGC) Ministerial Meeting with his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Minh.
The Ministers agreed to hold the 11th MGC Ministerial Meeting on the margins of ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in 2020 in Vietnam.
The MGC comprises five Mekong river basin countries who are members of ASEAN (Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam) besides India.
On August 2, 2019, the 9th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and the 26th ASEAN Regional Forum was held.