August: International NEWS

Project Development Fund for CMLV countries

  • The Union Cabinet has given its approval to create a Project Development Fund (PDF) for improving Indian economic presence in the CLMV countries viz. Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.
  • The fund operated through EXIM bank would have corpus of Rs. 500 and shall be housed in Department of Commerce.

United States is going to create world’s largest protected marine reserve area named as Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument off the Hawaiian coast.
The world’s first self-driving taxi service was launched in Singapore.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani  jointly tele-inaugurated the restored Stor Palace in Kabul.
The world’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge was opened to visitors in central China. The bridge connects two mountain cliffs known as the Avatar Mountains in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province.

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