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Indian Ocean Rim Association
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IORA Membership

The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), initially known as the Indian Ocean Rim Initiative and Indian Ocean Rim Assocition for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC), is an International/Diplomatic Organization with 20 Member States namely Australia, Bangladesh, Comoros, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Oman, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, UAE and Yemen. It was first established in Mauritius on March 1995 and formally launched on 6-7 March 1997.

Members

Date of Joining

Australia

07 March 1997

The People's Republic of Bangladesh

31 March 1999

Union of the Comoros

02 November 2012

The Republic of India

07 March 1997

The Republic of Indonesia

07 March 1997

The Islamic Republic of Iran

31 March 1999

The Republic of Kenya

07 March 1997

The Republic of Madagascar

07 March 1997

Malaysia

07 March 1997

The Republic of Mauritius

07 March 1997

The Republic of Mozambique

07 March 1997

The Sultanate of Oman

07 March 1997

The Republic of Seychelles

15 November 2011

The Republic of Singapore

07 March 1997

The Republic of South Africa

07 March 1997

The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

07 March 1997

The United Republic of Tanzania

07 March 1997

The Kingdom of Thailand

31 March 1999

The United Arab Emirates

31 March 1999

The Republic of Yemen

07 March 1997

Countries with the status of Dialogue Partners are:

Dialogue Partners

 

People's Republic of China

23 January 2000

The Arab Republic of Egypt

31 March 1999

Republic of France

08 April 2001

Japan

31 March 1999

United Kingdom

23 January 2000

United States of America

02 November 2012


Organisations and Groups with the Observer Status are:

Observer Status

 

Indian Ocean Tourism Organisation

23 January 2000

Indian Ocean Research Group

05 August 2010