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

Sixth SASEC Customs Subgroup Meeting

Date: 14-15 Jun 2017
Sector: Transport and Trade Facilitation
Venue: Thimphu, Bhutan

Meeting on the Electronic Tracking System between India and Nepal

Date: 6-7 Jun 2017
Sector: Trade Facilitation
Venue: Mumbai, India

ASYCUDA World Implementation Review Workshop

Date: 1-3 Jun 2017
Sector: Trade Facilitation
Venue: Nagarkot, Nepal