Sushma Swaraj at 'Delhi Dialogue-IX: 'We place ASEAN at heart of our Act East Policy'

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 04 July 2017, 05:51 PM
Sushma Swaraj
Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj addressed the ministerial session of Delhi-Dialogue IX on Tuesday. On this occasion, she said that the central govt has recently launched GST which is the biggest tax reform since independence. She also said that ASEAN is at the heart of India's 'Act East Policy'.

Here are the excerpts from Sushma Swaraj's press conference:

# I invite companies from ASEAN countries to take advantage of these opportunities for investment in India, in numerous sectors

# The central govt recently launched GST which is the biggest tax reform since independence. These steps opened new opportunities for trade,investment into India

# Have also introduced a series of reforms to improve business environment in India

# Today India is one of fastest growing major economies in the world; in the last 3 years GoI has undertaken a number of initiatives

# Future focus areas of cooperation b/w ASEAN member states & India can be described in term of 3C's- commerce, connectivity & culture

# Making efforts on all fronts to enhance physical and digital connectivity: EAM Swaraj addresses ministerial session of  ‘Delhi Dialogue-IX’

#We place ASEAN at heart of our 'Act East Policy' and center of our dream of an Asian century

First Published: Tuesday, July 04, 2017 05:13 PM
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