“Diplomatic Alternate: Constructing Bridges Past Borders”

SRM College-AP organised an unique gathering of diplomats, academicians, and coverage leaders from throughout the globe on the “Diplomatic Alternate: Constructing Bridges Past Borders on August 05, 2023, to foster significant interactions, cultural trade, and the institution of robust world partnerships. The occasion was inaugurated with an auspicious lamp-lighting ceremony by H. E Mustapha Jawara, Excessive Commissioner, Excessive Fee – Republic of Gambia; Amb. Rtn. Anil Trigunayat (IFS Retd.), Chairman-Confederation of Schooling Excellence, Dr Harsha Bhargavi Pandiri, Assistant Director, Public Relations-Ministry of Tradition, within the presence of Prof. Manoj Ok Arora, Honourable Vice Chancellor, SRM AP and Dr R Premkumar, Registrar; SRM AP. “We now have had a protracted bilateral relationship with India for years, and we want to proceed to strengthen this camaraderie,” mentioned H. E. Mustapha Jawara, Gambian Excessive Commissioner whereas signing an MOU with SRM College-AP. Delegates and diplomats from 13 international locations gathered on the Worldwide Diplomat Meet.


“Diplomatic Exchange: Building Bridges Beyond Borders”

H. E. Mustapha Jawara, Excessive Commissioner, Republic of Gambia, inaugurated the Diplomatic Alternate at SRM College-AP within the presence of dignitaries from internationally


“We’re at an attention-grabbing section within the world area the place India is rising as an financial energy and central contributor to the world. We’re actively selling the G20 initiative to realize ‘One World, One Household’ and bridge the hole with the surface world by connection, coordination and cooperation,” commented Prof. Manoj Ok Arora, Vice Chancellor, SRM College-AP whereas addressing the delegates from varied international locations.


Chief Visitor of the occasion, Prof. Ok Hemachandra Reddy, Andhra Pradesh State Council for Greater Schooling (APSCHE), praised the college on its flagship initiative. “An historical Indian philosophy narrates {that a} pupil in pursuit of data will purchase data by 4 levels – 25% from lecturers, 25% by curiosity, 25% from friends and 25% with time and expertise.” This may be applied in world training the place a diversified tutorial pool will improve the power of our nationwide training and youth. SRM College-AP has manifested this by establishing and constructing networks extending past state and nationwide boundaries.”


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Delegates and Diplomats from 13 international locations on the Diplomatic Alternate organised by SRM College-AP


The Alternate emphasised the relevance of digital diplomacy within the postmodern political milieu. “With the strategic shift within the world world, India performs a pivotal position in main the G20 summit. We as a nation recognise the ability of digital diplomacy in disaster administration and battle resolutions in problems with nationwide and worldwide significance and promote digital diplomacy as an important competency for diplomats within the 21st century,” commented Visitor of Honour, Shri. P Samuel Jonathan, Andhra Pradesh State Data Commissioner.


Panel discussions on enhancing diplomatic relations by tutorial trade, discourses on developments of SDGs by worldwide partnerships, and Press Meet have been the highlights of the Diplomatic Alternate. Mr Suresh Chukkapalli, Consul Basic, Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Korea, steered that international locations like Taiwan and Japan have low populations and require India to offer a extremely expert workforce to their employment sector through the press meet. He enlightened the gathering on the excessive scope for employability in Asian international locations and steered the inclusion of educational and linguistic programmes at SRM university-AP to reinforce the talent set of scholars.


The Diplomatic Alternate was marshalled below the aegis of the Directorate of Worldwide Relations and Greater Research and Dr Naga Swetha Pasupuleti, Director-IR & HS, to advertise constructive diplomatic connections between the management of assorted international locations selling world partnerships. The Meet sought to offer future leaders with an in-depth data of diplomatic relations, digital diplomacy, and international locations working in direction of ‘One World, One Earth, One Household’ by way of cross-cultural training.