Narendra Modi to visit Thailand from 2 to 4 November for ASEAN-India, East Asia and RCEP summits

Modi will be visiting Bangkok at the invitation of Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha

Press Trust of India October 31, 2019 18:00:18 IST
Narendra Modi to visit Thailand from 2 to 4 November for ASEAN-India, East Asia and RCEP summits
  • Narendra Modi will visit Thailand from 2 to 4 November during which he will attend the ASEAN-India, East Asia and RCEP summits

  • Modi will be visiting Bangkok at the invitation of Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha

  • Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) bloc comprises 10 ASEAN group members and their six FTA partners

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Thailand from 2 to 4 November during which he will attend the ASEAN-India, East Asia and RCEP summits, the Ministry of External Affairs announced on Thursday.

Narendra Modi to visit Thailand from 2 to 4 November for ASEANIndia East Asia and RCEP summits

File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ANI

Modi will be visiting Bangkok at the invitation of Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, secretary east Vijay Thakur Singh said at a media briefing. He will attend the 16th ASEAN-India summit, 14th East Asia Summit, and 3rd Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) summit and related events, it said.

Negotiations for resolving outstanding issues on RCEP are going on in Bangkok, it said, adding the leaders will review the state of negotiations at the summit.

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) bloc comprises 10 ASEAN group members (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Laos, and Vietnam) and their six FTA partners, India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand.

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