World Affairs Council of Atlanta: The U.S. and India, a Critical 21st Century Global Partnership

2/24/2016 11:30 AM

World Affairs Council of Atlanta: The U.S. and India, a Critical 21st Century Global Partnership

World Affairs Council of Atlanta: The U.S. and India, a Critical 21st Century Global Partnership

luncheon featuring Ambassador Arun K. Singh, Ambassador of India to the United States, Indian Embassy, Washington D.C.
in discussion with Ambassador Charles Shapiro, president, World Affairs Council of Atlanta
and Consul General Nagesh Singh, Consulate General of India in Atlanta

Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016.
Time: Registration starts at 11:30AM, Program begins at 12:00 Noon - til 2pm
Venue: the Commerce Club, 191 Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30303.
Cost: Members: $35 | Non-members: $50 | special pricing for students & faculty
Please follow the steps below to register and obtain the GIACC member price of $35 instead of the non-member price of $50.
1. Click on the link given ​below for registration
2. Enter the member discount code, memlunch16 at checkout
3. Enter quantity in cart
4. Click "checkout"
5. Enter the email address
6. Click "continue unregistered"
7. On the right side of the page, use promotional code, memlunch16, click "apply"
8. Continue with payment details
Register: here
Contact: info@wacatlanta.org

His Excellency Arun K. Singh
Ambassador of India to the United States of America

Arun K. Singh joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1979 after completing his Masters Degree in Economics from Delhi University and teaching at the University for two years.
His first assignment abroad was at the Embassy of India, Moscow from 1981-1982, where he learnt Russian. Later, he served at the Indian Missions in Addis Ababa as Second Secretary from 1982-1985, and in Tokyo as First Secretary from 1985 - 1988. On returning to Delhi at the Headquarters of the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, he served as Deputy Secretary / Director dealing with East Asia and Pakistan Divisions from 1988-1991. From 1991- 1993, he headed the Offices of the Foreign Secretary and the External Affairs Minister of India. Ambassador Singh served at the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations Office, New York from 1993-1997 as Counsellor and handled multilateral social and economic negotiations. He served in the Indian Mission at Moscow again as Counsellor / Minister from 1997-2000. During his assignment in Delhi from 2000-2005, he served in the capacity of Joint Secretary dealing first with the United Nations Policy, and then Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Divisions at the Ministry of External Affairs.
Ambassador Singh served as Ambassador of India to Israel from April 2005 to September, 2008; and then as Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of India, Washington D.C from October 2008 to April 2013. Ambassador Singh served as Ambassador of India to France from April, 2013 to April, 2015. He assumed his new assignment as Ambassador of India to United States on Ambassador Singh speaks Russian and Japanese and has some knowledge of French and Hebrew. He is married to Dr. Maina Chawla Singh; they have one daughter.

World Affairs Council of Atlanta:
A non-partisan, membership, and grant-supported organization whose mission is to provide a forum for dialogue, a source of expertise, and an engine for research on international affairs and global issues that impact the corporate community, governmental and non-governmental organizations, and the general public.

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