SASEC Nodal Officials Meeting

Nodal Officials from the four SASEC countries gathered in Greater Noida, India to discuss progress made in SASEC transport, trade facilitation, and energy initiatives over the past year. Mr. Juan Miranda, Director General of ADB’s South Asia Regional Department chaired the meeting. Officials discussed

  • Progress made in transport, trade facilitation, energy, and ICT cooperation since the last Nodal Officials’ Meeting in May 2012;
  • Project priorities with emphasis on the need to fund regional initiatives; and 
  • Subregional and inter-regional cooperation through the SASEC and BIMSTEC Programs.

Myanmar attended the meeting for the first time as Observer. The significance of South Asia’s integration with South East Asia to unlock the full growth potential of Asia was noted, together with the important role of Myanmar in this integration.

Sector: Regional Cooperation Forums

Date: 3 May 2013

Location: New Delhi, India

Contact Person: Ronald Antonio Q. Butiong

Bhutan: Workshop on Intelligence, Information Gathering, and Investigation

Date: TBD
Sector: Trade Facilitation
Venue: Phuentsholing, Bhutan

Second Meeting of SAARC Council of Experts of Energy Regulators

Date: 24-25 Oct 2017
Sector: Energy
Venue: Islamabad, Pakistan

Inception Meeting of the Cross-border Power Trade Working Group

Date: 12-13 Oct 2017
Sector: Energy
Venue: Delhi, India

Maldives SASEC National Single Window Consultation

Date: 28 Aug 2017
Sector: Trade Facilitation
Venue: Male, Maldives

High-level Workshop on Multimodal Logistics Park Development

Date: 28 Aug 2017
Sector: Economic Corridor Development
Venue: Bengaluru, India

Consultation Visit to the Kolkata Port/Customs and Bilateral Discussion with CBEC India for CTD Automation

Date: 6-11 Aug 2017
Sector: Trade Facilitation
Venue: Kolkata and New Delhi, India