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PM to visit Singapore on Nov 14-15 to attend East Asia Summit

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

will pay a two-day visit to beginning November 14 to attend the Summit, an influential bloc which delves into political, security and trade related issues in the region.

Making the announcement, said Modi is also expected to participate in a number of other events during the visit.

"PM will make an official visit to to attend the 13th Summit and associated meetings on November 14th and 15th," he said.

Kumar said the is also scheduled to deliver a keynote address at the Fintech Summit.

The Summit is a premier forum in the region. Since its inception in 2005, it has played a significant role in the strategic, geopolitical and economic evolution of East Asia.

Apart from the 10 member-states, includes India, China, Japan, Republic of Korea, Australia, New Zealand, and

The annual (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) summit is also taking place in Singapore next week. However, there will be no ASEAN-summit during the annual congregation of the powerful grouping.

The ASEAN-summit was held in January this year when leaders from all 10 nations visited to attend the celebrations.

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 20:35 IST