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Conference of ASEAN and East Asian Ambassadors chaired by Jaishankar

Utkarsh Classes 20-10-2023
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External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar chaired the Regional Conference of Ambassadors of India to ASEAN and East Asia in Singapore on 19 October 2023.

  • The discussions during the conference focused on assessing the regional situation and its potential implications for India.
  • External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar is on a two-day official visit to Singapore from 19 to 20 October.

Jaishankar's visit to Vietnam:

  • Before his visit to Singapore, S. Jaishankar was on an official visit to Vietnam from October 15 to 18 at the invitation of Vietnamese Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son.
  • During the visit, S Jaishankar met Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh. During this, economic, trade, scientific and technical cooperation were discussed.

India-Singapore relations:

  • India and Singapore have historical relations, which were elevated to a strategic partnership in 2015.
  • The two sides held several ministerial-level talks on the sidelines of the G20 chaired by India this year, for which Singapore was invited as the guest country.
  • Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visited New Delhi to attend the G20 summit in September this year.
  • During his visit, the External Affairs Minister also met his Singapore counterpart and the top leadership of the country.
  • The relationship between India and Singapore is based, in particular, on shared values and vision, economic opportunities.
  • Both countries are members of various international forums including the East Asia Summit, the Commonwealth of Nations, the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), and the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS).

Expected Questions for the Exams:

Q. 1. In which country was the regional conference of India's ambassadors of ASEAN and East Asia organized in October 2023?

Answer – Singapore

Q. 2. Who chaired the regional conference of India's ASEAN and East Asia Ambassadors in Singapore in October 2023?

Answer - Foreign Minister S Jaishankar

Q. 3. To which country did External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar pay a four-day visit just before visiting Singapore in October 2023?

Answer – Vietnam

Q. 4. Who is the present Prime Minister of Vietnam?

Answer - Pham Minh sign

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