Narendra Modi meets Shinzo Abe on sidelines of 35th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok for delegation-level meeting

  • Narendra Modi met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of 35th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok

  • Along with PM, EAM S Jaishankar, Commerce and Industry minister Piyush Goyal and other dignitaries attended the meeting

  • Modi is also scheduled to attend several bilaterals including Vietnam prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Australia prime minister Scott Morrison

Bangkok: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of 35th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok and held a delegation-level meeting on Monday. Along with the Prime Minister, External Affairs minister (EAM) S Jaishankar, Commerce and Industry minister Piyush Goyal and other dignitaries attended the meeting.

 Narendra Modi meets Shinzo Abe on sidelines of 35th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok for delegation-level meeting

Narendra Modi met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe. ANI

Prime Minister Modi will also attend the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit, where the leaders of the member countries will review the state of negotiations which are ongoing in Bangkok currently and will continue over the next few days.

RCEP is a proposed free trade agreement among 10 ASEAN countries, namely Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Laos and Vietnam and their six FTA partners China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand.

Modi is also scheduled to attend several bilaterals including Vietnam prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Australia prime minister Scott Morrison. Modi is slated to depart from Don Mueang International Airport Bangkok to Delhi at 10 pm (local time).

Updated Date: Nov 04, 2019 12:32:40 IST