Sushma Swaraj to address Delhi Dialogue on India-ASEAN Relations tomorrow, to focus on security


New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will address the ninth edition of Delhi Dialogue, the premier annual track 1.5 event to discuss politico-security, economic and socio-cultural engagement between India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Delhi on Tuesday.

File image of Sushma Swaraj. PTI

File image of Sushma Swaraj. PTI

"The ninth edition of Delhi Dialogue is scheduled to take place in New Delhi on 4-5 July", the External Affairs Ministry said in a statement on Monday.

"The theme for Delhi Dialogue 9 is 'India-ASEAN relations: Charting the Course for the Next 25 Years'," it stated.

"Political leaders, policy makers, senior officials, diplomats, business leaders, think tanks and academicians from both sides would be participating in the discussions".

This year's dialogue is being organised by the External Affairs Ministry in collaboration with the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), industry body Ficci, Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), Singapore, SAEA Group Research, Singapore, Economic Research Institute for Asean and East Asia (ERIA), Jakarta, Institute of Strategic and International Studies, Malaysia, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) and Asean-India Centre.


It is supported by the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), CII, Assocham, All India Association of Industries (AIAI), Mumbai, and Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Kolkata.

"The Ministerial Session to be held on 4 July, would be hosted by Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs", the statement said.


Published Date: Jul 04, 2017 03:27 pm | Updated Date: Jul 04, 2017 03:27 pm


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