In the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation, an initiative of six countries, which of the following is/are not a participant / participants?

  1. Bangladesh
  2. Cambodia
  3. China
  4. Myanmar
  5. Thailand

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2015 Prelims]

(a) 1 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4

(c) 1 and 3

(d) 1, 2 and 5


Answer: (c)

Explanation:

  • The Mekong Ganga cooperation is a regional organization that was established in 2000 and includes India and five ASEAN countries, namely Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam.
  • Its primary objectives are to strengthen ties and encourage closer contact between the regions surrounding these two major river basins.
  • Additionally, the organization seeks to improve cooperation in various fields, including tourism, culture, transport, communication, and education.
  • Recently, the 12th Mekong Ganga Cooperation Senior Officials’ Meeting was conducted via video conference on 3 September 2020.
  • The Mekong Ganga Cooperation is a crucial component of India’s ‘Act East Policy’ and aims to reduce the development gap through digital connectivity and capacity building.

Therefore, option (c) is the correct answer.

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