February 3, 2018
Published By Jamphel Shonu

Participants of India’s Foreign Policy Workshop with Smt Sushma Swaraj, Hon’able Minister of External Affairs, Government of India.

New Delhi, 01 February 2018: Indian Foundation in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, hosted a five-day workshop on India’s Foreign Policy at Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra, New Delhi from 28 January to 01 February 2018. Mr Tenzin Lekshay, Deputy Director and Dr Tenzin Tsultrim, research fellow of Tibet Policy Institute attended the workshop.

During the inaugural session, M J Akbar, honorable Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of India, spoke on the overview of India’s foreign policy, followed by a keynote lecture on India’s Strategic Thought by Shakti Sinha, Director of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library. Many luminaries like Smt Sushma Swaraj, Honorable Minister of External Affairs and Major General V K Singh, Honorable Minister of State of External Ministry, many serving Indian ambassadors and former diplomats of long distinguished services, academicians, and foreign policy strategists spoke intensively on India’s bilateral and multilateral engagement and diplomacy with countries around the world.

The curriculum touched upon India’s relation with ASEAN, US, Latin America, Central Asia, China, Russia, Europe, Bilateral and Multilateralism, India’s Economy, Indo-Pacific, and Strategic thoughts.

“This is an important exercise for us to learn and understand the comprehensive policy of India’s foreign relations where India shows assertiveness with proactive and innovative approach. I thank the India Foundation for giving us this opportunity to participate,” said Tenzin Lekshay, Deputy Director of Tibet Policy Institute.

Shri Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, former foreign secretary of India, gave the valedictory address and gave an overview of India’s foreign policy strategy.

 – Report filed by Tibet Policy Institute –

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