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‘Singapore engagements to boost India’s ties with Asean, Indo-Pacific region’

‘Singapore engagements to boost India’s ties with Asean, Indo-Pacific region’

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  14 Nov 2018 9:18 AM GMT

New Delhi: Ahead of his visit to Singapore on November 14-15 for the annual India-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and East Asia Summits, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that his engagements there will help boost ties with Southeast Asia and the wider Indo-Pacific region.

“I will be visiting Singapore on 14-15 November to participate in the Asean-India and East Asia Summits (EAS),” Modi said in a pre-departure statement here. “In addition, I would also participate in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) leaders’ meeting.” “My participation in these meetings symbolizes our continued commitment to strengthening our engagement with ASEAN member states and with the wider Indo-Pacific region.”

Modi will attend the 13th EAS and his fifth India-Asian Summit during his 36-hour visit to the Southeast Asian city-state. (IANS)

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