Leaders of the ten ASEAN Member States were in India for the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit which was being held in New Delhi. The two-day summit marked the 25 years of ASEAN-India Dialogue Partnership which followed by the grand Republic Day parade and celebrations where the ten visiting heads of states will be presented as the chief guests.

Press release:

PM's bilateral meetings on the eve of ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit

Speeches and Statements:

Opening remarks by the PM at the Plenary Session of the INDIA- ASEAN Commemorative Summit (January 25, 2018)
Transcript of Media Briefing by Secretary (East) on ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit (January 25, 2018)
Delhi Declaration of the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit to mark the 25th Anniversary of ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations

Read ‘Shared values, common destiny’ by Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Cultural groups from the 10 ASEAN Member States were performing the epic of Ramayana at the festival celebrating the India-ASEAN dialogue partnership titled “Ramaya Festival by ASEAN Countries”. The festival hosted at the Kamani Auditorium in central Delhi from 20th – 24th January 2018.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi noted that the festival "celebrates India’s deep civilizational and historical relations with the ASEAN region."

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An initiative supported by the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Textiles Govt. of India, to increase the trade of traditional textiles of India and ASEAN and to take these to the global market.

  • Business Forum & B2B Meetings
  • Textiles Exhibition & Fabric Show

Release of a Coffee Table Book "India-ASEAN Weaving Textiles Relationship"

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ASEAN – India Business and Investment Meet and Expo

Promoting Mutual Trade & Investment for Shared Prosperity

Organized by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry (MoCI) & Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

Start date: 22 January 2018
End date: 23 January 2018

Venue: The Ashok Hotel, Main Convention Hall, Chanakyapui, New Delhi

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As a part of these celebratory events, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India along with Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) would be organising “ASEAN India Start up Festival and Hackathon and Visit to Successful Indian Start ups” ”
Start date: 17 January 2018
End date: 20 January 2018
17 January 2018 - Hyatt Hyderabad Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telengana
19 January 2018 - Jaipur, Rajashtan
20 January 2018 - Jawarhalal Nehru Bhawan, New Delhi

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