Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the ‘Indian Ocean Rim Association’?
1. It was founded in the year 1982 as an intergovernmental organisation comprising five small island states in the Western Indian Ocean: the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion (a French department), and Seychelles.
2. India was granted the Observer Status in IORA in the March 2020 at the Commission’s 34th Council of Ministers.
3. In 2012, the IORA was one of the four regional organisations to launch the MASE Programme — the European Union-funded programme to promote Maritime Security in Eastern and Southern Africa and Indian Ocean.
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