Perspective: India-ASEAN Relations | 16 June, 2022

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In this episode of the Perspective Prog. based on ‘India-ASEAN Relations’. India is hosting the Special ASEAN-India Foreign Ministers’ meeting on 16-17 June to mark the 30th anniversary of its dialogue relations and the 10th anniversary of its Strategic Partnership with ASEAN. Addressing this meeting External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar emphasised that the 10-nation grouping’s role is more important today given the geopolitical challenges and uncertainties faced by the world. ASEAN is central to India’s Act East Policy and its vision for the wider Indo-Pacific. ASEAN-India dialogue relations started with the establishment of sectoral partnership in 1992 which graduated to full dialogue partnership in December 1995, Summit level Partnership in 2002 and Strategic partnership in 2012. The ongoing India-ASEAN collaboration is guided by the Plan of Action 2021-2025 which was adopted in 2020.

Anchor:- Vishal Dahiya

Producer:- Sagheer Ahmad

1. Ashok Sajjanhar, Former Ambassador

2. Alok Bansal, Director, India Foundation

3. Dr. Sreeram Chaulia, Foreign Affairs Expert

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