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Experts brainstorm on maritime security issues

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Maritime experts and Indian policy practitioners from several places in the country have assembled here for undertaking serious deliberations on issues such as regional and sub-regional cooperation, maritime security and maritime boundary issues.

Association of Asia Scholars and Pondicherry University have organised a three day international conference on “Maritime Security: Unlocking India’s great power partnership.”

Pondicherry University Vice-Chancellor Chandra Krishnamurthy formally inaugurated the conference in the presence of Lieutenant General (Retd) V.R. Raghavan and others.

Prof. Chandra said, India is a rising maritime power and its natural location and geography brings it enormous challenges and responsibilities especially on issues in and around the surrounding ocean. This provides India a very effective platform for engaging major powers to evolve joint strategies.

Lieutenant-General (Retd) Raghavan stressed upon the importance of maritime security. Swaran Singh, president, Association of Asia Scholars and its secretary general Reena Marwah were present on the occasion.

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