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PM Narendra Modi leaves for three-day visit to Philippines to attend ASEAN-India & East Asia Summits

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has embarked on a three-day official visit to the Philippines capital Manila. He will be attending the ASEAN, the East Asia and the India-ASEAN annual Summits. Prime Minister Modi has a busy schedule in the host city in which he will have several bilateral meetings with world leaders. He will participate in a community reception as well.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be accorded a warm welcome on his arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila. Several other global leaders have also started arriving in the city to attend the most reputed annual summits in the Asia-Pacific region, having political, economic and strategic importance.

In the ASEAN and the East Asia Summits, leaders are expected to take up issues such as the radicalization and violent extremism, global and regional economic outlook, economic integration, women empowerment, migrant workers protection, malnutrition, climate change, youth welfare and poverty eradication.

A number of declarations and statements on the subjects will be adopted to provide impetus for collective and individual actions for the member states to address the issues.

Officials said there are convergence of views between India and ASEAN on several subjects including choking terror funding and greater economic cooperation.

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