The 2nd meeting of BIMSTEC Agriculture Ministers hosted by India.

  • The 2nd Agriculture Ministerial Meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) was hosted by India under the chairmanship of the Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, today.
  • Agriculture ministers of Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand also participated in it.
  • Mr Tomar urged the member countries to cooperate in developing a comprehensive regional strategy to strengthen cooperation for the transformation of agriculture.
  • He mentioned the importance of millet as a nutritious food and the efforts made by India to promote millet and its products during the International Year of Millets – 2023.
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