ASEAN-India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas -2018 conference held in Singapore

Highlights:

  • The 2018 ASEAN-India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas conference was held at Singapore on 6 and 7 January 2018.
  • Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the 2-day conference at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on 6 January 2018.
  • The conference also marked the 25th anniversary of partnership between ASEAN and India.
  • This annual conference is held primarily to mark the contribution of the Indian diaspora in the region.
  • ASEAN is an inter- governmental organisation consists of 10 permanent members.