Two Lankan Foreign Ministers past and present to address New Delhi Security Conference 
[January 27, 2004 - 4.15 GMT]

India has invited Minister Tyronne Fernando and former FM Lakshman Kadirgamar to attend the 6th Asian Security Conference in New Delhi. Indian Defence Minister George Fernandez who is President of the Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) has extended the invitations on behalf of his Government.

Minister Fernando is due to speak on the “Current Challenges to Multilateralism and the UN”. His predecessor now senior advisor on foreign affairs to President Kumaratunga will handle the topic “Conflict Resolution and Post-Conflict Management.”

Among the other billed to speak are the Indian and Brazilian Foreign Ministers, Yashwant Sinha and Celso Amorin, UN Deputy Secretary General Louise Frechette, Russia’s Deputy Foreign FM Yuri Febotov, European Union High Representative for Foreign Policy Javier Solana, Karl F. Inderfurth, Former US Assistant Secretary of State, and Yashushi Akashi, Chairman, Japan Centre for Conflict Prevention, Tokyo. The two day meeting begins today in the Indian capital.

 

 

 

 

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Last Updated Date: January 27, 2004  -4.15 GMT.

 


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