ASEAN-India officials meet in Cambodia

Phnom Penh: Officials of India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are meeting here on Sunday to review their bilateral cooperation.

The one-day meeting is co-chaired by Soeung Rathchavy, secretary of state in Cambodia's Foreign Ministry, and Sanjay Singh, a secretary in India's External Affairs Ministry.

The meeting will discuss construction of a highway connecting India with Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia, Xinhua reported.

The officials will also review the implementation of the action plan of ASEAN-India partnership and free trade besides exchanging views on regional and international issues.

The ASEAN groups Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.