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India-Asean Youth Summit to begin from August 14 in Bhopal

Press Trust of India  |  Bhopal 

A five-day India-Youth Summit to commemorate 25th anniversary of Association of Southeast Asian Nations - dialogue partnership will begin here on August 14.

The event is being organised by the Ministry of External Affairs, Foundation and the state jointly on the commemorative year's theme "Shared Values, Common Destiny", Public Relations Minister told reporters here.

He said Chief Minister will inaugurate the summit in a function, which will also be graced by Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, among other distinguished people, will speak at the summit expected to be attended by 250 delegates from Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and

He said the forum will promote dialogue and debate among the nations that will further strengthen ties among the 11 countries.

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First Published: Sat, August 12 2017. 19:22 IST