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"India: Asian Sub-Continent Giant"

The public is invited to attend a World Affairs Forum dinner presentation: "India: Asian Sub-Continent Giant" by Amb. Meera Shankar, current Indian Ambassador to the U.S.,being held at the Stamford Yacht Club on Wednesday 11/17/10. Reservations Req.

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PRLog (Press Release) - Oct. 26, 2010 - Stamford – Ambassador Meera Shankar, India’s ambassador to the United States, will discuss India: Asian Sub-Continent Giant on the November 17 at the Stamford Yacht Club. The event sponsored by the World Affairs Forum is free for Ambassadors’ Roundtable members and $95 for the public.   The evening will start with a reception and dinner followed by Ambassador Shankar’s presentation. Reservations and advance payment are required.  Space is limited.  Please contact the World Affairs Forum at 203-356-0340 or e-mail: info@worldaffairsforum.org to reserve.

Ambassador Shankar served as Director in the Prime Minister's Office from 1985 to 1991; was posted to Washington DC and served as Commerce Minister from 1991 to 1995. Thereafter, she headed the Indian Council of Cultural Relations in New Delhi overseeing India's cultural diplomacy.  Subsequently she moved to the Ministry of External Affairs. After promotion to the rank of Additional Secretary in 2002, she held the responsibility for the United Nations and International Security. Her last assignment was as Ambassador of India to Germany from December 2005 to April 2009.  Ambassador Shankar has been posted to Washington since April 2009.

The World Affairs Forum is a non-profit, non-partisan community organization dedicated to educating its members, the public and students about international developments and America’s role in the world.  The Forum is an affiliate of the World Affairs Councils of America.

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The World Affairs Forum is a non-profit, non-partisan community organization dedicated to educating its members and the public about international developments and America’s role in the world. www.worldaffairsforum.org
Affiliate of WACA.

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