Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the ASEAN-India Summit in Jakarta, Indonesia, on September 7, 2023.
- Modi announced the opening of an Indian Embassy in Dili, Timor-Leste, during the summit.
- The theme of the ASEAN Summit was ‘ASEAN Matters: Epicentrum of Growth.’
- Modi underscored the importance of multilateralism and a free, open, and rules-based Indo-Pacific.
- He presented a 12-point proposal for strengthening India-ASEAN cooperation, covering various aspects, including connectivity, digital transformation, trade, and addressing global challenges.
- The Prime Minister called for collective action on issues facing the Global South.
- He invited ASEAN countries to join the Global Centre for Traditional Medicine and cooperate on disaster resilience and maritime safety.
Question: What was the theme of the ASEAN Summit that Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended in 2023?
A) “Asia’s Century: Building a Rule-Based World Order”
B) “ASEAN-India Partnership: A Decade of Progress”
C) “ASEAN Matters: Epicentrum of Growth”
D) “Global South Unite: Addressing Shared Challenges”
Answer: C) “ASEAN Matters: Epicentrum of Growth”