The First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ (BIMSTEC DMEx-2017) will be conducted by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) as the lead agency from October 10-13, 2017 in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).
This Exercise will be a platform for sharing Best Practices on all aspects of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), strengthening regional response and coordination for Disaster Management among the BIMSTEC member countries.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
- Delegates from all seven nations of the ‘Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation’ (BIMSTEC) grouping will be present.
- BIMSTEC – namely Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand
- 17th BIMSTEC Senior Officials Meeting was held in Kathmandu, Nepal in February 2017.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)