India to Host Meeting of WTO Member Countries on Food Security

India will host a meeting of WTO member countries in February 2018 to muster support for food security and other issues. The announcement was made by Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu in New Delhi.

The proposed meeting would be in the backdrop of developed nations forming groupings to prepare ground for pushing investment facilitation, preparing rules for e-commerce, promoting gender equality and reducing subsidy on fisheries.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Exam-
  • 11th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference (MC11) took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Source- AIR World Service