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Prez to inaugurate a three-day 4th Intl Dharma Dhamma Con

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

will inaugurate a three-day 'International Dharma Dhamma Conference' at beginning on January 11.

The conference will be organised by Nalanda University in partnership with Foundation, Ministry of External Affairs,

The meet would deliberate on "State and Social Order in Dharma Dhamma Traditions."

Addressing the mediapersons, Vice Chancellor said that will be the chief guest at the inaugural session of the fourth International Dharma Dhamma conference to be held at International Convention Centre on January 11 next.

Sri Lanka's Tilak Marapana, Governnor Satya Pal Malik, Nitish Kumar, Ministry of External Affairs' (MEA) (East) Preeti Saran would be among distinguished guests on the occasion.

Singh accompanied by of the University, Foundation's Senior Research Fellow Guru Prakash said that "Unlike other international conferences where you have only scholars presenting papers....this particular conference is unique in terms of it has policy makers, Chief Minister, Minister, government people, monks, swamyjees, scholars... who have come on one side to give direction to the country.

Asked has a vision that should be developed/evolved as a centre for resoultion of international conflict and whether the conference is a step in that direction,Singh said "precisely it is in that direction only...This is an international institution with a global mandate. How to build peace, how to build harmony.We planned this conference in that direction only."

"...When had said that this (centre for international conflict resolution) will be its (University's) international mandate, certainly this conference's focus is exactly the same as a global institution,"Singh said.

There will be 20-30 plenary speakers and around 60 papers will be presented during the three-day conference where participants from 11 countries will be present.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 17:55 IST