PM Oli stresses on "decisive steps" on implementation of BIMSTEC agreements
August 31, 2018 12:23 PM NPT
Photo By: Dipesh Shrestha
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has stressed on implementation of agreements to realize the goals envisioned by the BIMTEC nations as he concluded the fourth meeting.
He said that as implementation was the key, all sectors had to play their roles and take "decisive steps" to bring visible changes and prosperity in the countries.
Oli also handed the chairmanship to Sri Lankan president, Maithripala Srisena.
The fourth BIMSTEC meeting has ended with 18 point Kathmandu Declaration that expresses commitment to abide by the principles it envisioned during its inception in 1997. Likewise, it also affirms commitments of the nations to strengthen mechanisms and implementations of the reached agreements. The meeting of heads of states has agreed to foster energy trade and generation in the region.