Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal to attend dinner hosted by PM Modi for ASEAN leaders

By: |
Published: January 25, 2018 3:07:40 PM

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has been invited to a dinner hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for all the 10 members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) today.

ASEAN, Sarbananda Sonowal, Narendra Modi, Association of South East Asian Nations, PM Narendra ModiAssam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has been invited to a dinner hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for all the 10 members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) today. (Image: IE)

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has been invited to a dinner hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for all the 10 members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) today. Considering the crucial role that Assam and other northeastern states can play in the success of the Act East Policy, the prime minister has invited the chief minister to be present at the dinner, an official release said here. All the heads of state of ASEAN, a regional grouping of 10 south-east Asian countries, have been invited as chief guests at the Republic Day parade and the prime minister is hosting a dinner in their honour tonight, the release said. The ASEAN leaders have already arrived in the national capital for the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit to celebrate 25 years of India-ASEAN partnership.

The Act East Policy aims at better interaction with ASEAN countries, with Assam and other northeastern states having a special place in the implementation of the Act East Policy. Assam government is organising a two-day Global Investors’ Summit for the first time from February 3 next with the tagline ‘Advantage Assam: India’s Expressway to ASEAN’. A numbers of ministers from ASEAN countries are expected to be present at the summit, the release added.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE and NSE and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Next Stories
1‘Padmaavat’ row: BJP setting country on fire, says Rahul Gandhi
2Major embarrassment for CPIM, Politburo member Kodiyeri’s son defaulted on payment of Rs 13 crore, claims Dubai businessman
3ASEAN Summit 2018: In a message to China, PM Modi to host retreat at Rashtrapati Bhawan