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3rd Indian Ocean Conference held in Hanoi, Vietnam

The third edition of the Indian Ocean Conference will be held in Hanoi, capital city of Vietnam from 27-28 August 2018.
3rd Indian Ocean Conference held in Hanoi, Vietnam
  • It was inaugurated by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Min, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam.

Further Details about the Conference:

  • The third edition of the Conference is organised by India Foundation in association with Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)- Sri Lanka and Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies.
  • Its theme is "Building Regional Architectures".
  • It will see participation from around 35 countries and will have speakers from 25 countries.

About the Indian Ocean Conference:

  • It has been initiated by the Delhi based think tank India Foundation along with its partners from Singapore, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
  • It is an annual conference that aims to bring together Heads of States/Governments, Ministers, thought leaders, scholars, diplomats, bureaucrats and practitioners from across the region on a single platform.
  • So far, two successful editions of the conference were hosted in 2016 and 2017 in Singapore and Sri Lanka respectively.
  • Both Conferences were supported by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) of India and had seen participation from over 35 countries.

Question:

Q. Where will the third edition of the Indian Ocean Conference take place from 27-28 August 2018?
a. Columbo, Sri Lanka
b. Hanoi, Vietnam
c. Jakarta, Indonesia
d. None of the above
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