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10th edition of Delhi Dialogue Held in New Delhi

The dialogue aimed at enhancing cooperation between India and the Association of Southeast AsianNations (ASEAN).

10th edition of delhi dialogue held in Delhi
  • The 10th edition of Delhi Dialogue (DD X) was held in New Delhi and was hosted by Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
  • This was the first major event organised after ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit, which was held in New Delhi in January 2018.
  • The theme for this edition was "Strengthening India-ASEAN Maritime Cooperation".

Details:

  • DD X was organised by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in partnership with the Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS).
  • It saw participation of political leadership, policy makers, senior officials, diplomats, business leaders, think-tanks and academicians from India and ASEAN member states.
  • Chief ministers from North-Eastern states were also invited to participate in the event.
  • DD X comprised of six plenary and four parallel sessions, with each session followed by open discussions.

About the Delhi Dialogue:

  • Delhi Dialogue is a premier annual event to discuss politico-security, economic and socio-cultural engagement between India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
  • It has been held annually since 2009 and political leaders, policy makers, senior officials, diplomats, think tanks and academicians from both sides participate in the discussions pertaining to ASEAN-India relations.
  • It is aimed at finding a common ground and expanding the scope of cooperation between India and ASEAN nations.
  • The theme of the ninth edition of the dialogue was "ASEAN-India Relations: Charting the Course for the Next 25 Years".
  • It had marked the 25th anniversary of ASEAN-India Partnership.

Questions:

Q1. Who hosted the 10th edition of Delhi Dialogue (DD X) that was held in New Delhi?
a. Narendra Modi
b. Sushma Swaraj
c. Donald Trump
d. None of the above

Q2. Since when the Delhi Dialogue is being held annually?
a. 2009
b. 2000
c. 1990
d. 1963
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