Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the session at which seven former heads of state or government will share their views on important challenges facing the world.
National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib leaves for India Tuesday morning to deliver a keynote Raisina Dialogue on peace, security, regional connectivity and economic self-reliance.
“He will also hold bilateral meetings on the sidelines,” said ONSC in a statement.
Mr Mohib has already met with his Indian Counterpart Ajit Doval to discuss the impact of recent regional developments on the security of the two countries and that of the region.
The three-day conference will see participation of 12 Foreign Ministers, including from Russia, Iran, Australia, Maldives, South Africa, Estonia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Hungary, Latvia, Uzbekistan and the EU.
Iran foreign minister Javed Zarif’s participation assumes significance as it comes following the killing of Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani.
The Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and the Secretary General of the Commonwealth will also attend the conference .
Indian Prime Minister Modi and seven former heads of state will share their views during the inaugural session on important challenges facing the world related to globalisation, 2030 agenda, role of technology in modern world, climate change and counter-terrorism.