As chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and on behalf of its Member States, it is my distinct honor to convey our congratulations to the Government and People of the Republic of India on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the establishment of ASEAN – India Dialogue Relations.

Since the forging of ASEAN – India sectoral dialogue partnership on 28 January 1992, we have elevated the relationship to a strategic level, partnering in groundbreaking initiatives across political-security, economic, and socio-cultural pillars for mutual benefit. In the last 25 years, ASEAN – India Dialogue Relations have contributed to the maintenance of peace, stability, and prosperity in the region.

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