SINGAPORE, ASingapore will host the 32nd ASEAN Summit and related meetings for four days from April 25, 2018, as part of its Chairmanship of ASEAN in 2018.

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will chair the ASEAN Summit, according to a statement by the Singapore Prime Minister's Office.

The summit is the first gathering of ASEAN Leaders hosted by Singapore this year.

The leaders would discuss ASEAN's priorities, as well as the challenges and opportunities that it faces in line with the focus on strengthening ASEAN's resilience and innovation this year, it said.

The leaders will also exchange views on regional and international developments.

Leading up to the summit, Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan and Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade) Lim Hng Kiang will also be chairing meetings of the ASEAN Ministers from the Political-Security and Economic pillars of ASEAN.

Source: NAM News Network