The way India is moving forward on the path of
consistently high economic growth, it is becoming a top favoured investment
destination. This is what Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said at the
India-ASEAN Business and investment meeting on Tuesday 23 Jan ‘18.
The minister added that in the current scenario,
whoever is doing business with and investing in India is feeling assured of a
safe and secured economic future.
He also said India is keen on inviting investments in
health, education and tourism sectors.
During an event, India-ASEAN youth awards, External
Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said historical links between India and ASEAN
countries are old and the prime place that Ramayana has been given by many
nations is indicative of that.
A seminar was organised in Delhi to give further
impetus to trade in Textiles between India and ASEAN, which was attended by
Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani.
The minister said the Indian textiles industry has the
capability to become a one stop sourcing destination for brands and retailers
of ASEAN nations. She urged both sides to fully tap the immense potential of
On 25th Jan, a special commemorative summit will be
held on completion of 25 years of diplomatic relations between India and ASEAN
bloc, in which leaders of all South East Asian countries will be present. They
will be the chief guests at Republic Day.
Special events and
programmes are being organised focusing on further strengthening economic and