Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge) Dr. Mahesh Sharma has inaugurated the three days ‘Bodhi Parva: BIMSTEC Festival of Buddhist Heritage’ in New Delhi.
India is hosting the “Bodhi Parva: BIMSTEC Festival of Buddhist Heritage” from 8 to 10 December as part of celebrations of 20th anniversary of BIMSTEC.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Exam-
- BIMSTEC- The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation.
- This sub-regional organization came into being on 6 June 1997.
- The BIMSTEC member states are India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)