- Raisina dialogue will begin today. 12 world leaders including Narendra Modi to attend the event.
- The Dialogue is to show India’s contribution to global efforts to discover solutions and provide stability to a century. So, witnessing an eventful two decades.
Details on Raisina Dialogue
The Raisina Dialogue will be attended by at least 12 Foreign Ministries including that of Russia, Iran and Australia. Not only this, but the event will also be attended by seven heads of state. The event has been organized by the Ministry of External Affairs in collaboration with Observer Research Foundation (ORF) in Delhi.
The event will also be attended by National Security Advisor of Afghanistan Hamidullah Mohib and Deputy NSA of USA Matthew Pottinger.
India’s contribution in Raisina dialogue
“The Dialogue has been India’s contribution to global efforts to discover solutions, identify opportunities and provide stability to century that has witnessed eventful decades, said an MEA statement.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the inaugural session where former leaders, including former Afghan President Hamid Karzai and former Prime Minister’s Helen Clark of New Zealand, Stephen Harper of Canada, Carl Bildt of Sweden, Anders Rasmussen of Denmark. Tshering Tobgay of Bhutan and Hah Seung-soo of South Korea will discuss future global issues.
The title of the Dialogue this year is “Navigating the Alpha Century”. Mr Modi will also conduct a meeting of all visiting Foreign Ministers together.
The Conference, which in its fifth year will invite 700 participants hailing from 100 countries stated the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs.
Australia PM misses the event
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who was due to give to inaugural keynote address had to pull out owing to the fire crisis in Australia, which means that unlike previous versions of the conference, this year will have no sitting head of government or state attend.
Bangladesh Deputy Foreign Ministry Shahriar Alam called out his participation at the Eleventh Hour, but Information Minister Mohammad H. Mahmud is outlooked to attend the conference.
Another key characteristic of the event, a session of Indo-Pacific that involves military or naval commanders from “Quadrilaterals or Quad”, Australia, India, Japan, and the United States will also have a French Defense Official on the panel this year.