Netanyahu to inaugurate Raisina Dialogue tomorrow

16 January, 2018

New Delhi: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will inaugurate the third edition of the geo- political conference, 'Raisina Dialogue', here tomorrow.  

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will also be a part of the inaugural session of the three-day event, which has an impressive line up of more than 150 speakers and over 550 delegates.  

Netanyahu arrived here yesterday on a six-day visit. The event, jointly organised by the Ministry of External Affairs and Observer Research Foundation (ORF), will take place at the Taj Palace Hotel in the national capital, the organisers said in a statement.  

The theme of the dialogue this year is 'Managing Disruptive Transitions: Ideas, Institutions and Idioms', it said.  

Army chief General Bipin Rawat and Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba will also address a session, along with Admiral Harry Harris, Commander, US Pacific Command, General Chris Deverell, Joint Forces Commander, UK, among others, the statement said. 

"Former Afghanistan president Hamid Karzai, former prime minister of Canada Stephen Harder and former prime minister of Sweden Carl Bildt are among more than 150 speakers and over 550 delegates from around 90 countries who are participating in the dialogue," it said. PTI