India looking forward to improve it’s ties with ASEAN nations
The Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad and the Minister of State Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju addressed a function to celebrate 50 years of ASEAN and 25 years of India-ASEAN Partnership. He said the 3 C’s - Culture, Connectivity and Commerce will shape our ties with the ASEAN bloc. The importance New Delhi attaches to ASEAN is evident from the fact that leaders of all the ten ASEAN member nations will attend our next Republic Day celebrations.
Union Ministry of Home Affairs has started opening various channels on the borders to foster relations with neighbours, particularly in Eastern and North-Eastern Region (NER). The Land Ports Authority of India has taken up the expansion of the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Moreh in Manipur for expansion of trade with Myanmar, India’s gateway to the ASEAN, and it will be inaugurated soon.
ASEAN- Association of South-East Asian Nations.
Motto: One Vision, One Identity, One Community
Members: 10 countries
Established: 08th August 1967
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