Raisina Dialogue to begin today, PM Modi to attend inaugural session

India’s flagship global conference on geopolitics and geo-economics Raisina Dialogue will begin today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the inaugural session.

Seven former heads of state or government will share their views on important challenges facing the world.

The fifth edition of the prestigious Raisina Dialogue is being jointly organized by the Ministry of External Affairs and the Observer Research Foundation.

AIR Correspondent reports that the participation of Iran Foreign Minister in the meeting assumes significance as it comes amid the standoff between US and Iran.  

The three-day conference will see participation of 12 Foreign Ministers, including from Russia, Iran, Australia, Maldives, South Africa, Denmark, Uzbekistan and the EU. This will bring together 700 international participants from over 100 countries.

In the short span of five years, the Raisina Dialogue has acquired an enviable global profile uniting the best strategic thinkers of the world.

The synergies and collaborations in the dialogue represent India’s deliberative ethos, as well as its international credibility and convening power.

It has grown along with India’s diplomatic profile and will set the tone for its intensive diplomatic engagement this year.

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