PM Modi attends 13th East Asia Summit in Singapore
Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the 13th East Asia Summit (EAS) here on Thursday.
Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister reiterated India’s vision of a peaceful, open and inclusive Indo Pacific region, strengthening maritime cooperation and commitment to a balanced RCEP.
“At the East Asia Summit in Singapore, I shared my thoughts on enhancing multilateral cooperation, economic and cultural ties among member nations. Also reiterated India’s commitment to a peaceful and prosperous Pacific region,” PM Modi wrote.
At the East Asia Summit in Singapore, I shared my thoughts on enhancing multilateral cooperation, economic and cultural ties among member nations. Also reiterated India's commitment to a peaceful and prosperous Pacific region. pic.twitter.com/RBrTPkqmC7
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 15, 2018
Leaders of 18 countries of Asia Pacific region, which include 10 ASEAN countries and India, US, Russia, Australia, South Korea, China, Japan and New Zealand, held informal talks during lunch retreat ahead of the plenary session.
Earlier on the day, Modi had interaction with ASEAN leaders at the ASEAN-India informal breakfast summit, which he called a great meeting.
Modi expressed happiness over the fact that India’s ties with ASEAN are strong and contributing to a peaceful and prosperous planet. He reaffirmed cooperation in the maritime domain and centrality of trade and investment towards the prosperity of Indo-Pacific.