On Sunday, Moon plans to participate in a signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, a proposed free trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific region, according to Cheong Wa Dae.
Prime Minister Modi along with Vietnamese counterpart HE Nguyen Xuan Phuc, co-chaired the 17th ASEAN-India Summit.
President Rodrigo Duterte attends an ASEAN leaders summit with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, in Bangkok, Thailand Nov. 3, 2019.
ASEAN-India dialogue relations from a sectoral dialogue partnership in 1992 was upgraded to a full dialogue partnership in December 1995.
"We've come closer in these sectors in the last couple of years and I believe this summit will go further to bridge gaps", he said. The framework has three main stages: reopen, recovery and self-reliance.
Malaysia is highly appreciative of China's commitment to prioritise Malaysia as a recipient, and is now ready to receive successfully developed Covid-19 vaccines.
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Modi also announced a contribution of $1 million to Covid-19 Asean Response Fund and reiterated India's offer of $1 billion Line of Credit to support Asean connectivity.
Leaders of the 10-member ASEAN China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand are also expected to sign the world's largest trade pact at the summit on November 15, Indonesian Trade Minister Agus Suparmanto earlier said. These include agreements on ASEAN cooperation on the coronavirus disease, public health emergencies, and community-building efforts. ASEAN leaders also had their first summit with new Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.
He also thanked Japan for its role in bringing the RCEP to "fruition" and pushing it forward "every step of the way".
According to Roque, the President likewise reiterated that ASEAN will work towards the conclusion and adoption and effective substantive Code of Conduct in the South China Sea consistent with worldwide law including the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. Together, they contribute about one-third of the world's gross domestic product.
Indo-Pacific will be the key focus of the virtual meet, given how New Delhi has been reiterating ASEAN's centrality in the region. ASEAN-India Strategic Partnership stands on a strong foundation of shared geographical, historical and civilisational ties.
India, he noted, is a key player in the global pharmaceutical supply chain and has deep technological and biomedical expertise. "Today's talks will be beneficial in reducing the distance between us", added PM Modi.