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Sushma meets new Asean Secretary General

Sushma meets new Asean Secretary General

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday met new Asean Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi here ahead of the Fifth Round Table of Asean-India Network of Think Tanks. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in tweet that in “taking Asean-India relationship in the commemorative year”, Sushma Swaraj met Lim, with Indonesian Foreign Minster

Biggest Asean-India business summit in Delhi in January

Manila, Nov 13, Underlining the importance of building physical connectivity with the Asean region to further strengthen its economic ties with India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that the largest so far Asean-India business and investment summit is slated to be held in New Delhi in January next year. Addressing the Asean Business

Modi arrives in Philippines for Asean, East Asia summits

Manila, Nov 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived here on a three-day visit to the Philippines to attend the India-Asean and the East Asia summits. The visit heralds “three days of intense diplomatic activity furthering our Act East Policy”, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. This is the first Prime Ministerial visit

Philippines: N Korea’s top diplomat to join security summit

North Korea’s top diplomat will attend an annual Asian security conference next week in Manila, where concern over the North’s nuclear weapons programme is expected to be high on the agenda, Philippine officials said.A North Korean delegation led by its vice foreign minister flew to Manila yesterday to discuss with their Filipino counterparts the participation

India invites 10 Asean Nations for 2018 Republic Day celebrations

In perhaps the most significant exposition of its ‘Act East’ policy, India will invite the heads of state or government of all 10 Asean nations for the Republic Day parade and celebrations next year. Asean is the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, and has as members Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand

Terror foremost challenge for Asean countries: Parrikar

T New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday called terrorism the “foremost challenge” for the Asean member-countries, adding that there is a need to delegitimise it as an instrument of state policy. Parrikar said: “Terrorism remains foremost challenge to our (Asean) region. We need to oppose terrorism resolutely everywhere, delegitimise it as an instrument

Export of terror common security threat: PM to ASEAN nations

Vientiane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed deep concern at the rising “export of terror”, in an apparent reference to Pakistan, saying it is a common security threat to the region as he sought a coordinated response from ASEAN member nations to combat the menace. While addressing the 14th ASEAN-India summit here, the Prime Minister

Modi arrives in Laos to attend ASEAN, East Asia Summits From Jaishree Balasubramanian

Vientiane (Laos): Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here today in the Laotian capital to attend the ASEAN-India and the East Asia Summits to strengthen India’s trade and security ties with the strategic Southeast Asian region. During his two-day visit, Modi is scheduled to have several bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the Summits, beginning with an