President Mukherjee releases book containing PM Modi's speeches on foreign policy

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan. 9 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday released a book comprising of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's select speeches on foreign policy during 2014 and 2015, at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention in Bengaluru. These speeches, complied by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) outline the strength of India's bilateral relationships with individual countries such as the US, Russia, Australia, UK, but also India's broader approaches to a new and invigorated foreign policy. The Prime Minister's speech comprises of his very first speech abroad, his address to the Parliament of Bhutan at Thimphu, to the UN General Assembly, his addresses at Nazarbayev University, Astana, the Digital India Event at San Francisco, and the address to the India-Africa Forum Summit, the speeches signify both the strength and durability of India's foreign partnerships. President Mukherjee, in his foreword, has written, "The speeches are a window to the Government's vision and strategy for India's engagement with the world. they have done well to lay out India's economic strategy and foreign policy- with style and substance." (ANI)