Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation
With reference to ‘Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC)’ consider the following statements:
1. It was established very recently in response to incidents of piracy and accidents of oil spills.
2. It is an alliance meant for maritime security only.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
- 1 only
- 2 only
- Both 1 and 2
- Neither 1 nor 2
Neither 1 nor 2
The Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Co-operation was founded on 6 March 1997. There are 20 members this time Australia, Bangladesh, Comoros, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Mdagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Oman, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Yemen. K V Bhagirath is Secretary General present time.
Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IORARC), a regional cooperation initiative of the Indian Ocean Rim countries, the aim of (IORARC) is promoting economic and technical cooperation with expansion of trade and investment.