Regional Strategic Trends and Intellibrief 28 Nov


Intellibrief- India – PM holds special meeting on Omicorn mutant, review of international travel opening ordered, Farmers put on hold tractor march in capital, Crypto to align with FATF norms, Left Wing Extremists continue attacks on infrastructure. Pakistan support package by Saudi Arabia to shore up foreign exchange reserves. Sri Lanka political tensions in alliance – SLFP, SLPP. Bangladesh UP elections anticipated violence, Piracy, maritime crime concerns in Bay of Bengal. See main headlines sourced from national media below-

Afghanistan

· MoD Pledges to Build Self-Reliant Air Force

· EU Denies Recognition of Govt, Pledges Engagement

· PM Akhund: Islamic Emirate Seeks Good Intl Relations With All

Bangladesh

· Third-Phase UP Elections: 2 crore head to polls today Many fearful of violence


· Biden’s Summit for Democracy: Bangladesh’s exclusion bewildering

· Pirates prowling the Bay again

Nepal

· UML closed session delayed as consensus eludes the leadership

Pakistan

· Pakistan bans travel from 7 countries amid concern over new Covid variant

· Two soldiers martyred in exchange of fire with terrorists in KP's North Waziristan: ISPR

· Cabinet approves summaries to revive Saudi support package, oil facility for Pakistan

· Shareholders and Facilitation Agreements: Pakistan, Russia agree to sign accords by Feb 15, 2022

Sri Lanka

· Friction between ruling SLPP and ally SLFP intensifies - report

· Sri Lanka bans travel from several Southern African countries

India

· India will have to align crypto action with latest FATF norms

· Passing Out Parade Autumn Term 2021 Held At Indian Naval Academy On 27 Nov 21


· PM chairs a comprehensive high level meeting to review the situation relating to Covid-19 & vaccination

· India’s cumulative vaccination coverage crosses 121.84 crore

· Samyukta Kisan Morcha’s tractor march on hold for now

· Govt should conclude J&K delimitation process by Feb, hold polls right after winter: Azad

· Naxals sabotage rail track, derail train in Chhattisgarh


Headlines above sourced - Tolonews, Daily Star Bangladesh, Sun Online, Myanmar Now, Irrawaddy, Kathmandu Post, Republica Nepal, Dawn, Daily Times, News International Pakistan, Colombo page Sri Lanka, MEA, PIB, TOI, HT, IT, TH, Nagaland Post, Daily Telegraph, Greater Kashmir for India

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