Symbiosis International University organised a two-day conference on International Relations with the theme of INDIA AND DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIPS IN ASIA AND AFRICA: TOWARDS A NEW PARADIGM. The event was held at the University’s Lavale Campus in Pune on the 14th – 15th December, 2013 with the support of the Public Diplomacy Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India.


The event was inaugurated by Hon’ble Shri M. Hamid Ansari, Vice President of India on 14th December, 2013.

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The event was graced by the esteemed presence of H. E. Mr. Hamid Karzai, Hon’ble President, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on 15th December, 2013.

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Several academicians, bureaucrats, ministers, former ambassadors, corporates and other dignitaries joined the event as its distinguished panelists and delivered speeches in various focus areas.