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L-R: Mr. Atul Aneja, Editor, India Narrative; Ambassador Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; Dr. Ausaf Sayeed, Secretary (CPV & OIA), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India; H.E. Mr. Wael Mohamed Awad Hamed, Ambassador of Arab Republic of Egypt to India; Amb. Navdeep Suri, Distinguished Fellow, ORF, Former Ambassador of India to Egypt and UAE & Mr. PS Jayaraman, Chairman, TCI Sanmar Chemicals at the Panel Discussion on ‘India-Egypt Ties in Changing Global Order’, 16 January 2023
L-R: Mr. Atul Aneja, Editor, India Narrative; Ambassador Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; Dr. Ausaf Sayeed, Secretary (CPV & OIA), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India; H.E. Mr. Wael Mohamed Awad Hamed, Ambassador of Arab Republic of Egypt to India; Amb. Navdeep Suri, Distinguished Fellow, ORF, Former Ambassador of India to Egypt and UAE & Mr. PS Jayaraman, Chairman, TCI Sanmar Chemicals at the Panel Discussion on ‘India-Egypt Ties in Changing Global Order’, 16 January 2023
L-R: Prof. Binod Khadria, Professor (Retired), Jawahar Lal Nehru University; Amb. Virendra Gupta, President, Antar Rashtriya Sahayog Parishad; Amb. Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; Dr. Ausaf Sayeed, Secretary (CPV & OIA), Ministry of External Affairs,Government of India; Amb. Anil Trigunayat, Former Ambassador of India to Jordon & Mr. Sushil Pandit, Working President, PIO Chambers of Commerce and Industry at the Panel Discussion on “Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2023 – Celebrating the Diaspora in an era of Amrit Kaal”, 4 January 2023
L-R: Prof. Binod Khadria, Professor (Retired), Jawahar Lal Nehru University; Amb. Virendra Gupta, President, Antar Rashtriya Sahayog Parishad; Amb. Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; Dr. Ausaf Sayeed, Secretary (CPV & OIA), Ministry of External Affairs,Government of India; Amb. Anil Trigunayat, Former Ambassador of India to Jordon & Mr. Sushil Pandit, Working President, PIO Chambers of Commerce and Industry at the Panel Discussion on “Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2023 – Celebrating the Diaspora in an era of Amrit Kaal”, 4 January 2023
L-R: H.E. Mr. Aziz Baratov, Cd’A of the Republic of Uzbekistan to India; H.E. Mr. Lukmon Bobokalonzoda, Ambassador of the Republic of Tajikistan to India; Amb. Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; Amb. Sanjay Verma, Secretary (West), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India; H.E Mr. Nurlan Zhalgasbayev, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to India & H.E. Mr. Azamat Seidibaliev, Cd’A of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan to India at the ICWA International Conference Commemorating 30th Anniversary of India-Central Asia Diplomatic Relations titled “Dynamics of India-Central Asia Relations: Scale & Scope”, 15 December 2022
L-R: H.E. Mr. Aziz Baratov, Cd’A of the Republic of Uzbekistan to India; H.E. Mr. Lukmon Bobokalonzoda, Ambassador of the Republic of Tajikistan to India; Amb. Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; Amb. Sanjay Verma, Secretary (West), Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India; H.E Mr. Nurlan Zhalgasbayev, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to India & H.E. Mr. Azamat Seidibaliev, Cd’A of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan to India at the ICWA International Conference Commemorating 30th Anniversary of India-Central Asia Diplomatic Relations titled “Dynamics of India-Central Asia Relations: Scale & Scope”, 15 December 2022
L-R: Amb. Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; Dr. S. Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister, GOI & Vice President, ICWA; Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar, Honourable Vice President of India & President, ICWA; Shri P. P. Chaudhary, Honourable Chair, Parliamentary Standing Committee, MEA & Vice President, ICWA at the 20th Meeting of the Governing Council of ICWA held on 18 November 2022.
L-R: Amb. Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; Dr. S. Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister, GOI & Vice President, ICWA; Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar, Honourable Vice President of India & President, ICWA; Shri P. P. Chaudhary, Honourable Chair, Parliamentary Standing Committee, MEA & Vice President, ICWA at the 20th Meeting of the Governing Council of ICWA held on 18 November 2022.
L-R: Ms. Geetika Srivastava, JS, IP,  Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India ; Amb. Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; H.E Salman Al Farisi, Secretary General, IORA; H.E. Ina H. Krisnamurthi, Ambassador of Republic of Indonesia to India at the 39th Sapru House Lecture on 25 Years of  Indian Ocean Rim Association: Working towards a Prosperous, Sustainable and Peaceful Indian Ocean Region, 30 September 2022.
L-R: Ms. Geetika Srivastava, JS, IP, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India ; Amb. Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; H.E Salman Al Farisi, Secretary General, IORA; H.E. Ina H. Krisnamurthi, Ambassador of Republic of Indonesia to India at the 39th Sapru House Lecture on 25 Years of Indian Ocean Rim Association: Working towards a Prosperous, Sustainable and Peaceful Indian Ocean Region, 30 September 2022.
L-R: Amb. Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla, G-20 Chief Coordinator & Former Foreign Secretary; Amb. Shahidul Haque, Former Foreign Secretary, People’s Republic of Bangladesh at the Special Lecture on “Bangladesh's Foreign Policy”, 23 August 2022.
L-R: Amb. Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla, G-20 Chief Coordinator & Former Foreign Secretary; Amb. Shahidul Haque, Former Foreign Secretary, People’s Republic of Bangladesh at the Special Lecture on “Bangladesh's Foreign Policy”, 23 August 2022.
L-R: Dr. C Raja Mohan, Senior Fellow, Asia Society Policy Institute; Amb. Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Minister of State for External Affairs, MEA; H.E. Mr. Simon Wong Wie Kuen, High Commissioner of Singapore to India; Dr Prabir De, Professor, RIS at the International Conference to Commemorate Thirty Years of India-ASEAN Relations “Geopolitical Shifts and Opportunities: New Horizons in India-Southeast Asia Relations”, 20-21 July 2022.
L-R: Dr. C Raja Mohan, Senior Fellow, Asia Society Policy Institute; Amb. Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Minister of State for External Affairs, MEA; H.E. Mr. Simon Wong Wie Kuen, High Commissioner of Singapore to India; Dr Prabir De, Professor, RIS at the International Conference to Commemorate Thirty Years of India-ASEAN Relations “Geopolitical Shifts and Opportunities: New Horizons in India-Southeast Asia Relations”, 20-21 July 2022.
Shri V. Muraleedharan, Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of India, delivered the video message on the occasion to Commemorate ‘AFRICA DAY’ held at ICWA, 23 May 2022.
Shri V. Muraleedharan, Minister of State for External Affairs, Government of India, delivered the video message on the occasion to Commemorate ‘AFRICA DAY’ held at ICWA, 23 May 2022.
L-R: Amb. Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; Honourable Dr. S. Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister, Government of India; Amb. Rajiv Bhatia, Distinguished Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies Programme at Gateway House at the Book Launch of  India-Africa Relations: Changing Horizons, 17 May 2022..
L-R: Amb. Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; Honourable Dr. S. Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister, Government of India; Amb. Rajiv Bhatia, Distinguished Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies Programme at Gateway House at the Book Launch of India-Africa Relations: Changing Horizons, 17 May 2022..
L-R: Amb. Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Foreign Secretary, MEA, GOI; Dr. V. K. Paul, Member, Niti Aayog; Shri Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary (Health and Family Welfare), GOI; Shri Dammu Ravi, Secreatry (ER), MEA, GOI at the Book Launch of ICWA-MEA Publication “Indian Diplomacy and COVID response”, 21 April 2022.
L-R: Amb. Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA; Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Foreign Secretary, MEA, GOI; Dr. V. K. Paul, Member, Niti Aayog; Shri Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary (Health and Family Welfare), GOI; Shri Dammu Ravi, Secreatry (ER), MEA, GOI at the Book Launch of ICWA-MEA Publication “Indian Diplomacy and COVID response”, 21 April 2022.
L-R: Honourable Dr. S. Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs, Government of India, Lord Dean Godson, Director, Policy Exchange, Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, United Kingdom at the First India-U.K. Strategic Futures Forum, 31 March 2022.
L-R: Honourable Dr. S. Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs, Government of India, Lord Dean Godson, Director, Policy Exchange, Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP, Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, United Kingdom at the First India-U.K. Strategic Futures Forum, 31 March 2022.
Dr. S. Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister, Government of India, presented a photograph of Former President of Viet Nam Ho Chi Minh addressing ICWA on 7 February 1958 to H.E. Vuong Dinh Hue, President, National Assembly of Viet Nam, 17 December 2021.
Dr. S. Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister, Government of India, presented a photograph of Former President of Viet Nam Ho Chi Minh addressing ICWA on 7 February 1958 to H.E. Vuong Dinh Hue, President, National Assembly of Viet Nam, 17 December 2021.
Clockwise: Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Minister of State for External Affairs, GOI, Ms. Riva Ganguly Das, Secretary East, MEA, GOI, Ambassador Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA & Dr. Gatot Hari Gunawan, Acting Secretary General, IORA at 8th Indian Ocean Dialogue on Post Pandemic Indian Ocean, 15 December 2021
Clockwise: Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Minister of State for External Affairs, GOI, Ms. Riva Ganguly Das, Secretary East, MEA, GOI, Ambassador Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA & Dr. Gatot Hari Gunawan, Acting Secretary General, IORA at 8th Indian Ocean Dialogue on Post Pandemic Indian Ocean, 15 December 2021
H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Hon’ble Prime Minister, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, delivered the video message at  'Maitri Diwas: 50th Anniversary of India – Bangladesh Diplomatic Relations', 6 December 2021.
H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Hon’ble Prime Minister, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, delivered the video message at 'Maitri Diwas: 50th Anniversary of India – Bangladesh Diplomatic Relations', 6 December 2021.
H.E. Mr. K.M. Khalid, Honourable State Minister of Culture, Government of Peoples Republic of Bangladesh delivering his Remarks at Maitri Diwas, 6 December 2021.
H.E. Mr. K.M. Khalid, Honourable State Minister of Culture, Government of Peoples Republic of Bangladesh delivering his Remarks at Maitri Diwas, 6 December 2021.
Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Foreign Secretary, MEA, GOI, delivering his Address at Maitri Diwas, 6 December 2021.
Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Foreign Secretary, MEA, GOI, delivering his Address at Maitri Diwas, 6 December 2021.

President ICWA

Hon'ble Vice President of India, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar is ex officio President of Indian Council of World Affairs.

Director General ICWA

Ambassador Vijay Thakur Singh Director General Indian Council of World Affairs (24 July 2021 onwards)

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