PM arrives in Beijing to attend ASEM-7

October 23rd, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI  

Manmohan Singh

By Naveen Kapoor

Beijing, Oct 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday arrived in Beijing to attend the seventh Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM-7) scheduled from Friday after his three-day visit to Japan.

On his arrival to Beijing, Dr. Singh said, This is the first time that I am attending the Asian-European summit as a Prime Minister.

I sincerely hope that this meeting of minds between Europe and Asia will produce a solution to many global problems including the current global financial crisis, Dr. Singh added.

During his three-day visit to Japan, Dr. Singh had discussed the global financial turbulence with his counterpart Taro Aso, besides holding a regular annual summit-level meeting with him. (ANI)

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