The Prime Minister said integrated, organised and economically developing ASEAN is in India’s basic interest. PM Modi said expanding connectivity and deepening India-ASEAN economic integration is among the key priorities of the Act East Policy.
He added that India is committed to further enhancing the partnership through the strong surface, maritime and air connectivity besides via the digital link.
The Prime Minister said India’s one billion dollar Line of Credit will be useful for digital and physical connectivity. PM Modi said enhancing connectivity between ASEAN and India is important for the overall growth of the ties.
The Prime Minister said India is ready for partnership in capacity building in the fields of agriculture, science, engineering, research, business and tourism.