New Delhi [India], Jul 10 (ANI): The 11th Mekong Ganga Cooperation (MGC) Senior officers' meeting became held here on Tuesday in which the six member countries mentioned a draft motion plan scheduled to be adopted at the bloc's ministerial meeting next month.
The MGC got here into lifestyles in 2000 and accommodates six international locations -- India, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.
The assembly, which become attended by means of Senior officials from all six countries, become co-chaired through Vijay Thakur Singh, Secretary (East), Ministry of outside Affairs and Doan Phuong Lan, Deputy Director wellknown, department of monetary Affairs in Ministry of overseas Affairs, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, according to an professional announcement.
"The assembly reviewed the progress made since the 9th MGC ministerial assembly held in Singapore on August 2, 2018 in all seven regions of cooperation -- tourism and way of life, training, science and generation, conventional medication and health, agriculture and allied sectors, water resources management, transportation and conversation, and small and medium corporations," the assertion stated.
additionally they mentioned the draft MGC plan of action (2019-22) for adoption inside the 10th MGC ministerial meeting in Bangkok on August 1 this 12 months. Arrangements for the imminent meet have been additionally discussed.
India's assistance to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) under the MGC short effect undertaking Scheme (QIPS) considering its inception in 2014 is moving at a regular pace, the statement stated.
a total of 24 projects had been finished up to now, inclusive of 15 in Cambodia and 9 in Vietnam at a price of USD 1.2 million, producing huge advantageous impact among beneficiary communities. Further, presently, one undertaking in Cambodia and 3 projects in Laos are underneath implementation.
different first rate projects under the MGC consist of the Asian conventional textile Museum (ATTM) in Siem achieve, Cambodia and the commonplace Archival useful resource Centre (CERC) at Nalanda college, Rajgir.
India additionally offers a big number of scholarships for the MGC international locations. Those encompass 50 annual scholarships below the Indian Council for Cultural members of the family (ICCR) MGC Scholarship Scheme, six CLMV scholarships for grasp's programmes at Nalanda college and 10 scholarships for guides in Museology and Conservation techniques at countrywide Museum Institute, New Delhi.
close to 700 scholarships are supplied for brief-length schooling programmes administered bilaterally by the Ministry of outside Affairs, under its Indian Technical and monetary Cooperation Programme (ITEC). (ANI)