CHAIRMAN'S STATEMENT OF 12TH ASEAN-INDIA SUMMIT-Myanmar

1. The lih ASEAN-India Summit, chaired by the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, H.E. U Thein Sein, was held in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 12 November 2014. The Summit was attended by all Heads of State/ Government of ASEAN Member States and H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India.

2. The ASEAN Leaders reiterated their commitment to the implementation of the ASEAN-India Vision Statement 2012 which elevated the ASEAN-India Partnership to a strategic leveL The ASEAN Leaders welcomed the "Act East" emphasis in India's "Look East Policy" and expressed their fervent belief that this would contribute to the ASEAN-India Strategic Partnership, particularly in support ofthe ASEAN Community building process and ASEAN Centrality.

3. The ASEAN Leaders encouraged India's continued support for the implementation of the Roadmap for ASEAN Community (2009-2015), the Bali Declaration on ASEAN Community in a Global Community of Nations (Bali Concord III) and developing the ASEAN Community Post-2015 Vision.

4. We expressed satisfaction with the progress in the implementation of the ASEAN- India Plan ofAction (PoA) to implement the ASEAN-India Partnership for Peace, Progress and Shared Prosperity (2010-2015). We looked forward to the third ASEAN- India PoA (2016-2021) to serve as an action- oriented document to further deepen the ASEAN-India Strategic Partnership, as well as ASEAN Community building and integration. We agreed that it should build on and strengthen the strong senseofcommunitybetweenthepeoples ofASEANMemberStates andIndia.

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