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Government of India
Prime Minister's Office
21-March-2017 19:19 IST
Call on PM by BIMSTEC National Security Chiefs

  The National Security Chiefs of BIMSTEC Member States called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. 

 The BIMSTEC National Security Chiefs appreciated the Prime Minister’s vision for BIMSTEC and thanked him for hosting the first ever meeting of the National Security Chiefs of the Member States in India. 

 The National Security Chiefs briefed the Prime Minister about their deliberations at the meeting.

 Prime Minister Modi called upon the BIMSTEC Member States to come together to counter common security threats, such as terrorism; extremism and radicalization; drugs, arms and human trafficking; and natural disasters. 

 The Prime Minister also said that BIMSTEC Member States should also work together to address non-traditional security threats, such as in the domain of cyber security and in maritime domain.