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Ramayana special stamps to be released at ASEAN summit

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

(MEA) (East) on Wednesday said that the leaders of the (ASEAN)countries will inaugurate a set of commemorative stamps based on at the India-summit.

"When the leaders will come for a plenary session, together they will also inaugurate the stamps", said Saran.

The Summit will take place on January 25, followed by the celebrations for which all the 10 leaders from the countries have confirmed their participation in the commemorative Summit as well as to be guests of honour at the

"We expect the leaders to start arriving by January 24. It will begin with a banquet hosted by the Ram Nath Kovind, followed by leaders' retreat in which our Modi has invited all the 10 ASEAN leaders for an exclusive retreat summit", said Saran.

"Thereafter, the leaders will move on to the plenary of the commemorative summit followed by a gala dinner to be hosted by Modi", she added.

She further said that a separate programme will also be organised for the spouses of the ASEAN leaders.

has also invited troupes from all the 10 ASEAN countries. They will perform from January 20-24 at the Kamani auditorium.

Yesterday, Coordinating for Political, Legal and Security Affairs of the Republic of Dr called on Modi in the national capital.

The Prime Minister warmly recalled the successful visit of Indonesian to in December 2016, and said that he is looking forward to welcoming the in India again later this month, when leaders of ASEAN countries will visit the country for the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit and will also be the chief guests at the celebrations thereafter.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 21:07 IST