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PM Modi invites ASEAN leaders for Republic Day celebrations

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited leaders of 10 South East Asian countries to attend the Republic Day celebrations as well as participate at a commemorative summit marking 25th anniversary of India’s ties with the bloc.

 

Mr. Modi, speaking at the ASEAN-India Summit, said that he was looking forward to a ‘befitting culmination of the commemorative year and receiving you’.

 

 

He further added that 1.25 billion people of India are keen to welcome the ASEAN leaders as the Chief Guests at India's 69th Republic Day celebrations.