Vice-President, Hamid Ansari would be the Chief Guest at the Valedictory Session on November 22.

Ahead of the first anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai terror strikes, President Pratibha Patil will inaugurate a two-day International Conference of Jurists on Terrorism, here on Saturday.

International Terrorism, International Law and Global Efforts to Combat Threats: Strengthening the Linkage, Role of Law Enforcement Agencies in Maintaining Law and Order and National Security, Drug Trafficking: Menace to Society and Enforcement of Cyber Law are among the contemporary topics to be discussed in 24 working sessions at the meet, jointly organised by International Council of Jurists (ICJ), All India Bar Association, All India Senior Advocates Association and Indian Council of Jurists, ICJ President Adish C. Aggarwala told journalists.

Chief Justice of India K. G. Balakrishnan would be chairing the inaugural session while Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily, Minister of State for Planning and Parliamentary Affairs V. Narayanaswamy, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Chief Justice of Singapore, Chan Sek Keong and Judge, International Court of Justice, Justice Awn S. Al-Khasawneh would be the Special Guests.

On the occasion, Ms. Patil would present National Law Day Awards-2009 to Haryana Chief Minister Mr. Hooda, Justice Arijit Pasayat, Chairman, Competition Appellate Tribunal, Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam, K.V. Viswanathan, (civil law); Shardul Shroff, (corporate law); Ramesh Gupta, (criminal law); Ajit Mishra (young lawyer); Vijay Goel (commercial law).

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