[Korea-India 2030 Generation] held its Forum at the Institute of Indian Studies (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies) on 2018-09-13
On the afternoon of Thursday (4:00 PM.), on September 13, members of India’s leading media companies visited our Institute’s Director, Professor Kim Chan Wahn, as part of the project initiative to invite India’s next generation of leaders. The visit was organized by the Korea Foundation for International Exchange, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with a vision to expand interpersonal exchanges, strengthening Korea’s interests by establishing a network base for India; a key player in the New Southern Policy, a diplomatic initiative of the Moon Jae-in government.
The visit marked the participation from some major Indian Newspaper dailies and TV Broadcasting companies; including The Hindu, Indian Express, Times Now, DTNext, to further the collaborative ties and exchanges between Korea and India; in the present as well as in the future.
Kunal Dutt (Senior Correspondent, Press Trust of India[PTI]), Stanly Johny (Foreign Editor, The Hindu), Shabbir Ahmed (Deputy News Editor, Times Now), Shalini Langer (Deputy Editor, The Indian Express), Gowri S. (Journalist, The Hindu), Nashadh Mohammed Jeepani Vahitha Ghulam (DTNext, Chennai Team Leader), Onkar Karambelkar (Lokmat Media Pvt. Ltd.).
Professor Kim Chan Wahn, Director of the Institute of Indian Studies, highlighted the role of the Institute and the significant aspects of the HK+ project to the delegates. A meeting was then held between the delegates and the Research Professors from the HK+ Project group to discuss how such exchanges and cooperation can be best promoted and executed.