Mutual cooperation in COVID era will strengthen India-ASEAN ties in future: PM Modi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Illustration: Moneycontrol)

ASEAN’s unity and centrality has always been an important priority for India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday.

Addressing the India-ASEAN Summit virtually, Modi said India’s Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative (IPOI) and ASEAN’s Outlook for the Indo-Pacific are the framework for their shared vision and mutual cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region.

Noting that 2022 will mark completion of 30 years of the India-ASEAN partnership, the prime minister said the important milestone will be celebrated as the ‘ASEAN-India Friendship Year’.

Modi also said that mutual cooperation in Covid era will keep strengthening the India-ASEAN relations in future.

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