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15th Governing Council of SACEP 2019 held in Dhaka, Bangladesh


15th Governing Council of SACEP 2019 held in Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

The Union Minister for Environment, Forest and climate change & Information and Broadcasting(I&B), Prakash Javadekar, has participated in the 15th governing council meeting (GCM) of the South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme 2019 (SACEP) in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The meet with the SACEP members countries witnessed the issues of plastic waste management, biodiversity and other issues related to the environment were discussed among South Asian Member countries.

About South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP) :

South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP) is an inter-governmental organization which was established in 1982.

Its member countries Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka aim to promote and support protection, management and enhancement of the environment in the region.

The 14th meeting of the SACEP Governing Council was held in March last year in Colombo, Sri Lanka.