Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation

Salient Points of Opening remarks by the PM Modi’s at the Plenary Session of the INDIA- ASEAN Commemorative Summit on 25 Jan, 2018

Delighted to welcome you all to the ASEAN-India commemorative summit. Our shared voyage goes back thousands of years.

It is India’s privilege to host the ASEAN leaders. The leaders will be our honoured guests at the Republic Day celebrations.

Your collective presence in India has touched every Indian

The nature of ASEAN-India partnership has evolved significantly

India shares the ASEAN vision for rule based societies and values of peace. We are committed to work with ASEAN nations to enhance collaboration in the maritime domain

Our trade has grown 25 times in 25 years. Investments are robust and growing. We will further enhance trade ties and work towards greater interaction among our business communities