The revised edition of The Modi Doctrine: new paradigms in India’s Foreign Policy was launched at Brussels on the 8th November 2016. The Europe-India Chamber of Commerce (EICC) and the Indian Embassy in Brussels organised the book launch and discussion.
Hon’ble Member of Parliament Dr. Swapan Dasgupta spoke at length on the occasion on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s foreign policy and overall vision of governance. Dr. Anirban Ganguly, Director Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation & one of the editors of the volume spoke on the dimensions of Prime Minister Modi’s foreign policy and how it is redefining India’s engagement with the world. Ambassador of India to Belgium and the European Union, H.E. Manjeev Puri spoke about Prime Minister Modi’s engagement with the EU and his larger vision for India-Europe ties. Shri Shishir Bajoria, Chairman Bajoria Group of Companies and Director of EICC proposed the vote of thanks.
Among those who participated in the book launch were Mr. Geoffrey Van Orden MBE, MEP, Chairman, Delegation for Relations with India and Mr. Jo Leinen, MEP, Committees on Environment, Foreigna Policy & Constitutional Affairs. H.E. the Ambassador of Bhutan in Belgium-EU was also present on the occasion. Members of the Chambers of Commerce, Indian diaspora, officials of the European Union, experts and other members of the diplomatic corps were present on the occasion.