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PM Modi hails ASEAN as central pillar to India’s Look-East policy

Mr. Modi said that ASEAN is the epicentre of growth as it plays crucial role in global development

On September 7, 2023, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the 20th ASEAN-India Summit in Jakarta and hailed it as a keystone of India’s Act East policy.

As he noted during the occasion, “India supports ASEAN’s vision on the Indo-Pacific. As we enter our fourth decade of relationship, ASEAN is a key player in India’s Indo-Pacific effort.

According to Mr. Modi, ASEAN is the centre of growth since it is vital to the advancement of the world. “Despite the climate of global uncertainty, there has been consistent progress in our mutual cooperation,” he continued.

The East Asia and ASEAN-India summits are where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending when he arrives in Indonesia on Thursday morning. He is anticipated to talk about how India will work with the nations in this strategically significant area going forward.

“Arrival in Jakarta. On the social media site X (formerly Twitter), Mr. Modi wrote, “Looking forward to the ASEAN related meetings and to working with various leaders to make a better planet.”

PM @narendramodi travels to Jakarta to attend summits connected to the @ASEAN. a chance to converse with ASEAN and EAS leaders about significant regional and international problems,” The spokesperson for the ministry of external affairs, Arindam Bagchi, published on X.