Guest Lecture on ‘Trends in Indian Foreign Policy’ at KDU
The Department of Strategic Studies of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU), the premier Defence University in Sri Lanka has organized a guest lecture on ‘The Trends in Indian Foreign Policy’ on Friday, 07th December 2012 at 3.00 p.m. at the KDU Auditorium. The Guest Speaker will be Dr. Arvind Gupta, the Director General of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi, India, the premier Think Tank in India.
Dr. Gupta belongs to the Indian Foreign Service and served diplomatic missions in Moscow, London and Ankara. Currently holds the rank of Additional Secretary to the Government of India. Prior to joining the IDSA, he was Joint Secretary at the National Security Council Secretariat from 1999 to 2007. He also worked with the Kargil Review Committee. Before being appointed as the Director General, he held the Lal Bahadur Shastri Chair on National Security at the IDSA from 2008 to 2011.He has authored three books, edited several books and contributed widely to academic publications.
The eminent speaker will be visiting KDU with a group of scholars working on South Asia.