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16th summit of ASEAN

Posted on : 12 Dec 2019

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  • Security: Cooperation in counter terrorism, violent extremism, and transnational crimes. Cooperation to promote maritime security and cyber security. Convergence between ASEAN’s and India’s view on the Indo-Pacific region.
  • Economy: To increase trade value between India and ASEAN to 200 billion USD by 2022, to open greater market access among each other under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
  • Socio-cultural ties: Cooperation on youth and women empowerment, human capital development, smart cities network, as well as cooperation to address transboundary environmental challenges, climate change, and disaster management.
  • Connectivity: Cooperation between Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS) and the Mekong-Ganga frameworks and support for the expansion of ASEAN-India connectivity via land and air links, especially the India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway.
  • In news: 16th ASEAN-India Summit was held in Thailand. The Prime Minister of Thailand General Prayut Chan-o-Cha chaired this Summit and Prime Minister of our country Narendra Modi co-chaired it.

Article Related Questions

  1. In which of the following countries 16th ASEAN-India Summit was held recently?

  2. 1.Indonesia




    Right Ans : Thailand

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