Compiled features on recent developments in regional cooperation and integration in the SASEC region.
The Governments of Bhutan and Nepal expressed gratitude and appreciation for the Government of India at the United Nations General Assembly for the supply of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines under the "Vaccine Maitri.”
Tags: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Health
A $10 million grant from the Asian Development Bank’s Asia Pacific Vaccine Access Facility will help Maldives scale up the continuity of its vaccination program, the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI), for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The grant, Maldives: Responsive COVID-19 Vaccination for Recovery Project, under the Asia Pacific Vaccine Access Facility, was committed on 27 September 2022
Tags: ADB, Maldives, Health, COVID-19
The virtual summit held by Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and India Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed their bilateral relationship amid the challenges brought on by COVID-19. They also jointly inaugurated the newly restored railway link between Haldibari (India) and Chilahati (Bangladesh), and agreed to soon operationalize the Bangladesh-Bhutan-India-Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA).
Tags: Bangladesh, India, BBIN, Connectivity, Energy, Trade, Health