33rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits

Prime Minister's Office | 10 November 2018

The 33rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits will be held in Suntec Convention Centre, Singapore from 11-15 November 2018.


Singapore will host the 33rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits at Suntec Singapore Convention Centre from 11 to 15 November, marking the final milestone of Singapore’s Chairmanship of ASEAN in 2018. The Summits will be chaired by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

The ASEAN Leaders are expected to adopt the ASEAN Smart Cities Framework and take stock of ASEAN’s achievements this year in strengthening ASEAN’s resilience and innovation. The Leaders will also discuss how to take ASEAN forward at a time of geopolitical and economic change.

The ASEAN Leaders, together with their counterparts from other Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Participating Countries, are expected to discuss the progress of the RCEP negotiations at the 2nd RCEP Summit.

The ASEAN Leaders will also exchange views on regional and international issues with their counterparts at the 21st ASEAN Plus Three Summit; 13th East Asia Summit; Working Lunch hosted by Prime Minister Lee for ASEAN Leaders and Guests of the ASEAN Chair; Summits with China, Japan, Republic of Korea, Russia and the United States; and Informal Breakfast Summits with Australia and India.

Prime Minister Lee will hand over the ASEAN Chairmanship to Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand H.E. GEN Prayut Chan-o-cha, at the Closing Ceremony of the 33rd ASEAN Summits and Related Summits on 15 November.

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10 NOVEMBER 2018

Foreign affairs