Bangladesh will host the 6th Indian Ocean Conference (IOC) scheduled to be held between May 12-13 in Dhaka.
About the Indian Ocean Conference –
- It will discuss aspects strengthening cooperation between the countries of the Indian Ocean region.
- The 6th edition of the Conference is being organised by India Foundation in association with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh and S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies.
- Theme — “Peace, Prosperity and Partnership for a Resilient Future”
- The Conference endeavours to bring critical states and principal maritime partners of the region together on a common platform to deliberate upon the prospects of regional cooperation for Security And Growth for All in the Region (SAGAR).
- The first edition of the Conference was held in Singapore in 2016.