During his address to the ASEAN-India Business Council virtual meet on August 27, Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said that 3Cs – Cooperation, Collaboration and Commitment, will help guide the strategic partnership between India and ASEAN countries.
Adding further, the Union Minister said that the Coronavirus pandemic has provided a unique opportunity to India to showcase itself as the trusted partner of the world. He further extended a hand of friendship and partnership to the ASEAN region so that both of them are able to work together, succeed, secure future and achieve a target of $300 billion trade.
He described partnership with ASEAN as deep, calling them as valuable partners and partners in the progress. Both the partners have not been able to harness the full trade potential due to various reasons, but now is the time to address concerns of all nations and businesses, resolve the differences and open matrix to expand trade.