Former Director of Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses Cdme (Retd) C. Uday Bhaskar recalling the suggestion of Abid Hussain said an equivalent of India International Centre should be set up in Visakhapatnam. Delivering the first Abid Hussain Memorial Lecture organised by Centre for Policy Studies of Gayatri Vidya Parishad, he said the diaspora with Visakhapatnam roots was very keen on such a centre to take up deliberations of serious kind.

GVP secretary P. Somaraju, who proposed a vote of thanks, expressed GVP’s readiness to support such a centre.

CPS Chairman D.V. Subba Rao said such a centre would need lot of funds.

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