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Vice President Ansari arrives in Mangolia to attend 11th ASEM Summit

Updated: Jul 14, 2016 19:21 IST

Ulaanbaatar, July 14 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Thursday evening reached Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia.

He was received by Head of Presidential Admin, Mongolia at the airport.

Vice-President Ansari is leading the India delegation for two-day 11th Asia Europe Meeting- ASEM-Summit starting from tomorrow.

The inaugural ceremony of the summit will be held at 9 a.m. local time, followed by sessions with stake holders and Plenary Sessions.

The Vice President will hold bilateral meetings with President of Mongolia, the Speaker of Parliament of Mongolia and Prime Minster of Mongolia during the special lunch.

The multilateral biannual summit will focus on multidimensional inter connectivity between Asia and Europe.

The theme for the summit is "20 Years of ASEM: Partnership for the Future through Connectivity".

The ASEM summit is a unique platform to bridge the two continents for constructive partnership and exchange through political dialogue, economic collaboration and socio- cultural exchanges. (ANI)