Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu to visit Brussels for 12th ASEM summit

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu to visit Brussels for 12th ASEM summit
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu to visit Brussels for 12th ASEM summit

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu to visit Brussels for 12th ASEM summit

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu left for Belgium to attend the two-day 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Brussels. (October 17, 2018)

The theme of the ASEM Summit is ‘Global Partners for Global Challenges’.

The 51 nations’ summit is seen as the highest platform for dialogue and cooperation between Asia and Europe.

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu will lead an Indian delegation to the summit, scheduled to be held on October 18-19 in Brussels.


The bi-annual event is considered the highest platform for dialogue and cooperation between Asia and Europe in the areas of trade, investment, security and tourism. As many as 51 Heads of States/ Heads of Government are expected to participate in the Summit where a wide range of issues from climate change to terrorism are expected to be discussed.

The Vice President will also participate in the Plenary Session and have interactions with various stakeholders. He will also call on His Majesty, the King of the Belgians and have bilateral meetings with the Heads of State / Government from Austria, Portugal, Switzerland and other countries on the sidelines of the Summit.

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