Latest Current Affairs 31st March 2022

Lok Sabha passes bill to unify three Municipal Corporations of Delhi: Lok Sabha has passed the Delhi Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2022.

PM Modi attends 5th BIMSTEC Summit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday participated in the 5th BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) Summit hosted in virtual mode by Sri Lanka, the current chair of BIMSTEC.

Bangladesh: ADB to provide USD 143 million for improving cross border trade: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday approved a loan package of USD 143 million for Bangladesh to support government efforts to accelerate growth by improving efficiency, predictability, and security of cross-border trade.

Bangladesh and the US share different, but strikingly similar, visions for the Indo-Pacific – Ambassador Haas: Bangladesh and the US share different but strikingly similar visions for the Indo-Pacific region, says the US Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas. Speaking at an International Conference in Dhaka on Thursday, Ambassador Haas said that both the countries can work together to advance those areas where their visions overlap.

Bangladesh underscores need for economic component in the Indo-Pacific Strategy with US: Bangladesh has underscored the need for having an economic component in the Indo-pacific strategy (IPS), said a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) of Bangladesh after the 8th round of Annual Partnership Dialogue held between Bangladesh and the US in Dhaka on Sunday.

Cabinet approves USD 808 million for “Raising and Accelerating MSME Performance”: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved a USD 808 million or Rs 6,062.45 crore, World Bank assisted programme on “Raising and Accelerating MSME Performance” (RAMP).