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India-ASEAN Business Summit

Current context: The Union Minister of State Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr Jitendra Singh addressed the Inaugural Session of 2-day India-ASEAN Business Summit on 11th Nov in New Delhi.
India-ASEAN Business Summit
  • The theme of the summit is “Today, Tomorrow, Together”.
  • The summit is organised to strengthen trade & investment flows with ASEAN Economies.
  • The objective of the conference is to enhance the trade trajectory between India and ASEAN nations to new highs.
  • The minister focused on many ongoing and future projects in the North Eastern Region including Itanagar to get an airport, train connectivity in Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya, Inland waterways developed by the government down the Brahmaputra river, Brahmaputra Study Centre, setting up of APJ Abdul Kalam Study Centre at IIM Shillong, etc.
  • The minister called upon the Government’s vision to set up a Films and Training Institute of India (FTII) in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Measures for the promotion of bi-lateral trade and investments was discussed between the India and the ASEAN Nations and the Business community of India and ASEAN.

Question: 

Q.1 The theme of the India-ASEAN Business Summit 2019 is?
a. Today, Tomorrow, Together

b. Co-creating the future
c. Socio and economic cooperation
d. Resilient and innovative ASEAN
India-ASEAN Business Summit India-ASEAN Business Summit Reviewed by Neha Verma on November 12, 2019 Rating: 5

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