SASEC finance ministers to launch its vision in Delhi Monday

03 Apr,2017

Dhaka, BdChronicle:

The finance ministers of South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) countries will launch ‘SASEC Vision’ in New Delhi on Monday.

The SASEC countries are Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and India.

Finance Minister AMA Muhith who reached New Delhi on Saturday and Indian Union Minister of Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley will represent Bangladesh and India respectively at the meeting, an official told UNB on Saturday.

The meeting, to be organised by the India Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance, will be held at Hotel Taj Palace. It will be followed by a joint ministerial statement.

The SASEC finance ministers will endorse the SASEC Vision at the meeting.

The vision will provide the overarching framework and long-term strategy to support partnership among SASEC member countries, aligning their national level actions with regional initiatives to achieve common aspirations of sustained and inclusive growth, according to SASEC.

The SASEC Vision aims to create synergies among SASEC member countries under the SASEC Programme platform, it said.

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