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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend ASEAN-India Summit today

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 28, Oct 2021
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend 18th ASEAN-India Summit to be held virtually today at the invitation of Sultan of Brunei. The Summit will be attended by Heads of State and Heads of Government of the ASEAN Countries. ASEAN-India Summits are held annually and provide opportunity for India and ASEAN to engage at the highest level. AIR Correspondent reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the 17th ASEAN-India Summit held virtually in November last year and this will be the ninth ASEAN-India Summit to be attended by him.
The 18th ASEAN-India Summit will review the status of ASEAN-India Strategic Partnership. It will take stock of progress made in key areas including Covid-19 and Health, Trade and Commerce, Connectivity as well as  Education and Culture. Besides, important regional and international developments including post pandemic economic recovery will also be discussed. ASEAN-India Strategic Partnership stands on a strong foundation of shared geographical, historical and civilizational ties.
ASEAN is central to India's Act East Policy and the wider vision of the Indo-Pacific. The year 2022 will mark 30 years of ASEAN-India relations. India and ASEAN have several dialogue mechanisms which meet regularly, including a Summit, Ministerial meetings and Senior Officials’ meetings.

Sources : News On Air