China transfers fund for 21 projects to be implemented in Myanmar under the Mekong-Lancang Cooperation

Wunna Maung Lwin, Union Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and H.E. Mr. Chen Hai, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar signed the agreement on the transfer of fund for Mekong-Lancang Special Fund (2021) projects, via video conference in the morning of 10th August 2021.

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United Nations Climate Changes Conference (COP26) Regional Ambassador for Asia-Pacific and South Asia Ken O’Flaherty commends Sri Lanka for its commitments on renewable energy and climate action

The COP26 Regional Ambassador for the Asia-Pacific and South Asia Ken O’Flaherty congratulated Sri Lanka for timely submission of its updated Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) with ambitious commitments on renewable energy and net zero carbon, as well as a pledge for “no more coal”.

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Pakistan’s Special Representative for Afghanistan to Visit Doha

At the invitation of Dr. Mutlaq Al Qahtani, Qatari Special Envoy for Counter Terrorism and Mediation in Conflict Resolution, Ambassador Muhammad Sadiq, Special Representative for Afghanistan is visiting Doha to participate in the Regional Conference on Afghanistan and meeting of Troika Plus on 10-11 August 2021. Pakistan’s Ambassador to Afghanistan Mr. Mansoor Ahmed Khan is accompanying the Special Representative.

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16th Bhutan-Japan Annual Consultations on Economic Cooperation

The 16th Annual Consultations between Bhutan and Japan on Economic Cooperation was held virtually on 10th August 2021. Mr. Sonam Tobgay, Director, Department of Bilateral Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, led the Bhutanese delegation. The Japanese delegation was led by Mr. Shingo Miyamoto, Minister (Economic and Development), Embassy of Japan, New Delhi. Mr. Kozo Watanabe, Chief Representative, JICA Bhutan Office and other officials from the JICA Headquarters also attended the meeting.

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