The 14th ASEAN-India Summit was held on 8 September 2016 in Vientiane, Lao PDR. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Thongloun SISOULITH, Prime Minister of the Lao PDR. The Summit was attended by all Heads of State/Government of ASEAN Member States and His Excellency Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India. The Secretary-General of ASEAN was also in attendance.

2. India commended ASEAN Member States on the establishment of the ASEAN Community and reiterated its support for ASEAN’s efforts in the realization of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025. The ASEAN Leaders appreciated India’s continued support for the ASEAN Unity and Centrality in the evolving regional architecture, including India’s active participation and positive contribution to ASEAN-led mechanisms, namely the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), East Asia Summit (EAS), the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM Plus).

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