Krishnan Srinivasan, a former Indian Foreign Secretary, scholar, author and Deputy Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations, delivered the keynote address on the topic.
Dr Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury, Principal Research Fellow, Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore, is conducting the symposium.
Cosmos Foundation Chairman Enayetullah Khan delivered welcome remarks.
Cosmos Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Cosmos Group, is hosting the symposium as part of Cosmos Dialogue’s Distinguished Speaker’s Lecture Series which began 10am.
Foreign affairs experts and senior journalists are attending the dialogue.