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Community News: Indian leaders living in SE Asia to gather in Singapore

Jakarta   /   Sat, January 6 2018   /  12:35 am

Courtesy of INDONESIA TAMIL SANGHAMIn an effort to woo 6 million Indians  living in Southeast Asia, India is organizing a two-day  Regional Pravasi Bharaitiya Divas (PBD) of Indian communities in ASEAN countries in Singapore from Jan 6 to 7.The main theme of the ASEAN India PBD is “Ancient Route, New Journey: Diaspora in the Dynamic ASEAN-India Partnership.” The two-day event has a noble purpose and it is also a part of the ongoing celebrations of the 25 years of friendly ties between India and ASEAN. “The aim is to highlight the ancient human, maritime, cultural, commercial and religious links between India and Southeast Asia,’’ Indian Ambassador to Singapore Jawed Ashraf told The Straits Times recently.The event covers many issues and explores the potential for economic cooperation between India and ASEAN. “The Regional PBD is a large scale event covering a w...