EAM S. Jaishankar Co-Chairs 10th Mekong Ganga Cooperation Ministerial Meet in Bangkok

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. 

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