Q. With reference to Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) consider the following statements:
1.One of its objectives is to promote sustainable growth and balanced development of the region and member states.
2.Its secretariat is located in Mauritius.
3.The Indian Ocean Dialogue (IOD) is a flagship initiative of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA).
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D
Notes:

Explanation – Statement 1, 2 and 3 are correct. IORA aims at promoting sustainable growth and balanced development of the region and member states. Its secretariat is located in Mauritius. The Indian Ocean Dialogue (IOD) is a flagship initiative of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA).

Source: The Hindu