Q. Mekong-Ganga Cooperation is an initiative of six countries, which of the following country/countries is/are not a participant/participants of it?
1.Bangladesh
2.Cambodia
3.China
4.Myanmar
5.Thailand
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2, 3 and 4

[C] .1 and 3

[D] 1, 2 and 5

Answer: C
Notes:

The Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) is an initiative by six countries – India and five ASEAN countries, namely, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam for cooperation in tourism, culture, education, as well as transport and communications. It was launched in 2000 in Vientiane, Lao PDR.

Both the Ganga and the Mekong are civilizational rivers and the MGC initiative aims to facilitate closer contacts among the people inhabiting these two major river basins.

Source: PIB

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