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Narendra Modi at East Asia Summit: 5 things to know about East Asia Summit

The 12th East Asia Summit is being conducted (13-16 November 2017) in Manila, Philippines. The summit is presided by Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte. The concept of EAS was first given by Malaysian Prime Minister, Mahathir Bin Mohammad in 1991.

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East Asia Summit

The first meeting was held in 2005 in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. EAS was established by ASEAN plus three (China, Japan, and South Korea) countries.