Q. Which of the following countries are a part of China-led South Asian initiative?
1. Maldives
2. Bangladesh
3. Nepal
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B

About China-led South Asian initiative 

Initiative includes China-South Asian Countries Emergency Supplies Reserve, and a Poverty Alleviation and Cooperative Development Centre. They were set up in China on July 8. 

  • Member countries: 
  • China 
  • Afghanistan 
  • Bangladesh 
  • Nepal 
  • Pakistan 
  • Sri Lanka 
  • India, Bhutan and the Maldives are the only SAARC countries not a part of the China-led initiative