New Delhi [India]March 2 (ANI): India on Thursday welcomed the foreign ministers of Bhutan, Croatia, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Sweden to New Delhi, who will participate in the eighth edition of the Raisina Dialogue.
“Delighted to welcome guests from around the world for RaisinaDialogue2023! Foreign ministers from Bhutan, Croatia, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Sweden are in New Delhi for India’s flagship conference on Geopolitics and Geostrategy,” tweeted External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi.
Bhutan’s Foreign Minister Dr. Tandi Dorji, Croatia’s Foreign Minister Gordan Grlic Radman, Maldives’ Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid, Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Ali Sabry and Sweden’s Foreign Minister Tobias Billström reached India’s flagship conference on geopolitics and geostrategy.
Raisina Dialogue is India’s flagship conference on geopolitics and geostrategy. It is organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the Observer Research Foundation (ORF).
The 8th edition of Raisina Dialogue will be held March 2-4.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the dialogue on March 2. Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni will join the opening session as the chief guest.
Raisina Dialogue 2023 will witness the participation of representatives from over 100 countries including ministers, former heads of state and government, military commanders, captains of industry, technology leaders, academia, journalists, researchers on strategic issues, experts from leading Think Tanks and youth. This year’s edition assumes a special significance in the light of India’s G20 chairmanship.
The theme for this year’s edition is “Provocation, Uncertainty, Turbulence: Lighthouse in the Tempest?” Over the course of three days, more than 250 global decision makers and thought leaders would engage each other in 100 conversations in various formats, discussing five thematic pillars: (i) Neo Insurgence: Geographies, Domains, Ambitions (ii) Amoral Mosaic: Compete, Collaborate or Cancel (iii) Chaotic Codes: Sovereignty, Security, Society (iv) Harmful Passports: Climate, Commons, Citizens (v) Gray Rhinos: Democracies, Dependencies and Debt Traps.
Over 2,500 participants would join the dialogue in person and the proceedings would reach millions across various digital platforms.
Over the past eight years, Raisina Dialogue has grown in stature and profile to establish itself as one of the leading global conferences on international affairs. (ANI)