Delhi Dialogue III, 3-4 Mar 2011
The third in the series, the Delhi Dialogue III was hosted by India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in partnership with the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) and FICCI, together with the support of ISEAS, SAEA Group Research and ERIA on 3-4 March, 2011. The theme of the Delhi Dialogue III was Beyond the First Twenty Years of India-ASEAN Engagement.
A number of ASEAN ministers and high level dignitaries participated in the Dialogue. The Dialogue provided an additional avenue for policy makers, think tanks, academics and business leaders to engage in fresh policy thinking and innovative solutions to challenges facing the region. It emerged during the discussion that both India and ASEAN should proactively engage each other in the politico-socio and economic spheres. A number of ASEAN ministers like Mr. Kasit Piromya(Thailand), Dr. Mari Elka Pangestu(Indonesia) and Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng(Brunei) as well as ASEAN Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan graced the occasion. Other eminent personalities like Mr Pham Quang Vinh(Vietnam), Mr. Kao Kim Hourn(Cambodia), Ambassador K. Kesavapany(Singapore), Dato Dr Mahani Zainal Abidin(Malaysia), Mr Rodolfo C. Severino(Philippines), Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn(Thailand), Datuk Seri Samy Vellu(Malaysia), Mr R. Ravindran(Singapore), Mr Hidetoshi Nishimura(Indonesia), Mr U Nyunt Maung Shein (Myanmar), Prof Tan Tai Yong(Singapore), Ambassador Mushahid Ali(Singapore), Professor Aileen San Pablo-Baviera(Philippines), Mr. Aye Lwin(Myanmar), Mr. Samuel B. Bagasin(Philippines), Professor K. S. Nathan(Malaysia), Mr Sabam P. Siagian(Indonesia) and Ms Connie Rahakundini Bakrie( Indonesia) enriched the discussions.