Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend the 16th East Asia Summit on Wednesday, Prime Minister’s Office stated in a press launch.
As per the official launch, the Prime Minister can also be scheduled to attend the 18th ASEAN-India Summit on Thursday.
The East Asia Summit is the premier leaders-led discussion board within the Indo-Pacific. Since its inception in 2005, it has performed a major position within the strategic and geopolitical evolution of East Asia.
Apart from the 10 ASEAN Member states, East Asia Summit consists of India, China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Russia, the discharge added.
India, being a founding member of the East Asia Summit, is dedicated to strengthening the East Asia Summit and making it more practical for coping with modern challenges, the discharge learn.
On Thursday, PM Modi will overview the standing of the ASEAN-India Strategic Partnership on the 18th ASEAN-India Summit. He is taking part within the summit on the invitation of the Sultan of Brunei.
Prime Minister will take inventory of progress made in key areas together with Covid-19, well being, commerce and commerce, connectivity, and schooling and tradition.
Important regional and worldwide developments together with post-pandemic financial restoration may also be mentioned.
ASEAN-India summits are held yearly and supply the chance for India and ASEAN to interact on the highest stage.
PM Modi attended the 17th ASEAN-India Summit held nearly in November final yr. The newest version would be the ninth ASEAN-India Summit to be attended by him.
ASEAN-India Strategic Partnership stands on a robust basis of shared geographical, historic and civilizational ties. ASEAN is central to our Act East Policy and our wider imaginative and prescient of the Indo-Pacific. The yr 2022 will mark 30 years of ASEAN-India relations.
India and ASEAN have a number of dialogue mechanisms which meet usually, together with a Summit, Ministerial conferences and Senior Officials’ conferences. External Affairs Minister, Dr S Jaishankar attended the ASEAN-India Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and EAS Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in August 2021 nearly.
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