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Narendra Modi Arrives Manila for ‪ASEAN summit 2017, Trade and Terror are on Agenda

Narendra Modi Arrives Manila for ‪ASEAN summit 2017, Trade and Terror are on Agenda
Written by Shilpi Gupta

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Landed in Manila on Sunday to attend the ASEAN-India and East Asia Summits on his three-day visit where Narender Modi is likely to clear India’ stand on growing challenge of terrorism and radicalism and steps to boost regional trade. During his three days visit in Manila, Prime Minister will be going to attend series of important meetings with the number of leader including US President Donald Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Modi will address ASEAN summit on Tuesday and he would also attend 50th ASIAN Anniversary celebration.

On Tuesday Indian prime minister, Modi has meetings with, Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull, and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe. He will also meet Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern and the Sultan of Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah in Manila in ASEAN summit.

Security scenario is challenging issue in the Asian region and Modi and Trump likely to discuss this Issue in their meeting. On Friday Trump praised India’s for “astounding” growth after and also praised Modi, for his relentless effort to bring vast country and its people together

The ASEAN region including India together contribute 3.8 trillion dollars in the world economy and comprises of the population of 1.85 billion people. International conference on radicalism proposed by India may also be discussed during the deliberations at Manila as India is looking for finalizing the dates for the conclave.

In the ASEAN business and investment summit, Modi is expected to meet leaders from different countries. He will also attend Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) summit.

The RCEP is a group of 10-member ASEAN bloc and six other countries like India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand. They are engaged in negotiations for a free trade pact. Prime minister, Narendra Modi will also address Indian Community and will visit IRRI (Indian Rice Research Institute) and Mahavir Foundation, in his Maiden visit to Philippines.

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Shilpi Gupta

Food Technologist by Profession and Blogger by Destiny. love to write articles on food technology, spirituality and social issues.

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