The Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs (AIDIA) and Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a framework for collaboration on enhancing cooperation in the field of economic diplomacy and international relations.
The MoU was signed between Sunil KC, founder of AIDIA, and Arvind Gupta, director of VIF, on January 3 in New Delhi, India.
This strategic partnership is poised to fortify the relationship between the two organisations and foster joint initiatives in addressing global challenges in the domain of economy, diplomacy and international relations, the AIDIA said in a statement.
The VIF was founded by Ajit Doval, who is currently the national security adviser to Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi. It is dedicated to fostering high-quality research, and comprehensive studies, and serving as a platform for constructive dialogue and conflict resolution.
AIDIA is a Kathmandu-based independent, non-partisan, foreign policy thinktank founded in March 2014.
Originally Published in The Kathmandu Post