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22nd August, 2020 International Relations

Context: The Ministry of External Affairs in partnership with the Foreign Ministry of Thailand has organized the 6th Round Table of ASEAN-India Network of Think Tanks (AINTT).


  • The theme of the two day Round Table was 'ASEAN-India: Strengthening Partnership in the Post COVID Era'.
  • The ASEAN-India Round Table comprising think tanks, policy makers, scholars, media and business representatives was established at the 7th ASEAN-India Summit in Thailand in 2009 to provide policy inputs to Governments on future direction of cooperation.

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN):

  • ASEAN is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising ten countries in Southeast Asia, which promotes intergovernmental cooperation and facilitates economic, political, security, military, educational, and socio-cultural integration among its members and other countries in Asia.
  • Secretariat-Jakarta
  • Members: 10 states- Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines  Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

Reference: http://newsonair.com/News?title=MEA-in-partnership-with-Foreign-Ministry-of-Thailand-organize-6th-Round-Table-of-AINTT&id=397880