Jan 8, 2019, 6:51 PM
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RAISINA conference kicks off in India

Tehran, Jan 8, IRNA – The fourth annual RAISIA conference kicked off in India with the presence of political, economic, scientific and cultural figures from across the globe, including Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg delivered a keynote speech at the RAISINA opening session on Tuesday.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was also attending the meeting. The conference kicked off under the motto of exploring opportunity for harmonizing Asia with a wider world.

Heading a high-ranking delegation, Zarif is in India to participate in Raisina Dialogue.

The Raisina Dialogue is a multilateral conference held in New Delhi annually. Since its inception in 2016, the conference has emerged as India’s flagship conference on geopolitics and geo-economics.

The Iranian foreign Minister also delivered speech in a business forum which was held with the attendance of Iranian and Indian economic activists.

Meeting his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj, India's oil minister and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi are on Zarif's itinerary.

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